Thank you for your feedback. The JIRA product management team is working to make jira.atlassian.com a more valuable service by ensuring it accurately reflects the relative prioritization of feature requests. Remember that jira.atlassian.com is one of the many sources of feedback we use when planning the JIRA roadmap. For more details, please read our post on the subject.
With that said, we have chosen to close this issue. While we recognize that it would be valuable in a number of use cases, we have not been able to prioritize this issue for the past 10 years and do not expect this to change in the foreseeable future.
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I recognize that this may come as disappointing news. Please remember that our goal is to make jira.atlassian.com more useful to you by ensuring that the every open suggestion is something we truly plan to implement.
As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with questions.
Product Manager, JIRA Platform