I deleted a project and I want to create a new project with the same name, but it is not allowing me to use the name. Am I able to override this feature anywhere so that I can use the name of a deleted project?
Name, yes, but not the key. Jira keeps a record of deleted projects because you may have moved issues out of them into other projects, and it wants to keep the function that ABC-123 still takes you to the original issue even though it's now keyed DEF-456 (A new ABC project with 123 issues in it would break that)
Ok, I'm stuck too - I just created a project, added an issue, deleted the project, then tried to create a new one with the same name and key - it stopped me when the key was the same as the old one, but not the name.
I think we might need to ask Atlassian about this one.
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