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Subject RE: On ticket management
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 21:53:47 GMT
Most of what I'm using involves map/reduce functions to ingest bulk data, batch writers for
streaming data ingest, and batch scanners (particularly document partition scanners) to get
it back out.  So I guess those are my areas of interest.   

-----Original Message-----
From: Keith Turner [] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 16:50
Subject: Re: On ticket management

Is there anything in particular that you are interested in?

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 5:36 PM,  <> wrote:
> There's probably many folks like myself that would like to contribute 
> but have no idea where/how to get started.  Any suggestions?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Newton []
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 10:34
> To:
> Subject: Re: On ticket management
> Tickets that remain unassigned don't seem to get any attention.
> I've been trying to close as many "easy" tickets as I can over the 
> last few days... and there's this giant pile of tickets that are 
> unassigned that I've not even started to look at.
> Unless we are rigorous about going through the unassigned tickets, I 
> prefer to keep them assigned to someone.
> -Eric
> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 9:31 AM, John Vines <>
> wrote:
>> So early on we took the stance that different committers owned 
>> different realms of the project. This makes sense, because we want to 
>> make sure that outside contributors don't have their patches ignored.
>> However, this also means that all tickets under realm X will be
> assigned to that person.
>> I am not a fan of this approach, for a few different reasons- 1.
>> Committers get pidgeon-holed into very specific realms of the project 
>> 2. Committers can find themselves stuck with tickets that they are 
>> not
>> that aware of and/or don't understand 3. Outsiders can be hesitant to 
>> begin contribution because with a ticket assigned they could think 
>> that they are working on it 4. At least for me, I would like to use 
>> assigned tickets to keep track of what I have on *MY* plate. That is, 
>> the things that I am working on and/or want and plan to work on next.
>> I'm wondering what everyone's thoughts would be on making the default 
>> behavior for new tickets be unassigned (I imagine this is possible in
>> JIRA) and the method for ticket assignment.  We can still divide up 
>> the realms for the committers for ensuring validity of the tickets 
>> and
>> for handling patches though.  This would also mean purging all 
>> current
>> ticket assignments, except those which should be legitimately 
>> assigned
>> under the new methods.
>> John

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