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Clone Story

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Clone Story is a convenient way of creating a story in the same Epic, but the poor dialogue box gives you an option of changing just the Title. Shouldn't there be a field for the description too? It is almost never you would have the same description for a different story!!! When I see our cloned stories, every one of them has that History clutter of change of description. Not having the Description field in the Clone dialogue is just mind boggling! Perhaps a couple of other fields, like Story Points, defaulting to the source story. I have been wondering as to what might be the reason for not having the Description field in the Clone dialogue. Is there some technical difficulty? As a developer myself, can't think of any. That leaves me thinking about the Jira's UI/UX Experts' expertise! Thank God, they were kind, and imaginative enough, to let us change the title!

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The definition of clone is "a copy as close to the original as possible". 

The clone function was, if memory of a very old conversation with an Atlassian, not particularly designed to solve anything, it was added because people were asking, and a simple implementation of "copy everything" was simple enough for most purposes.  It's not been developed further because the current implementation is good eough for most reasons people clone things.

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