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From Christopher <ctubb...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Jira/GitHub spam reduction thoughts
Date Fri, 27 May 2016 01:00:55 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-11984

On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 8:38 PM Billie Rinaldi <billie.rinaldi@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 5:19 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Billie, are you able to make this change, or should I file an INFRA
> ticket?
> >
>
> No, I don't have the karma, so you'll have to open an INFRA ticket. +1 for
> the change, though.
>
>
> >
> > On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 4:10 PM Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 10:46 AM Billie Rinaldi <
> > billie.rinaldi@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >> On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 9:43 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > Okay, so after all that work I did on
> > >> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-11675 , we were able to
> > get
> > >> > the
> > >> > duplicate messages on the notifications list to stop, which came
> from
> > >> > comments on GitHub pull requests which also triggered emails about
> > >> comments
> > >> > from JIRA.
> > >> >
> > >> > However, it now appears that watchers are still getting these. While
> > >> JIRA
> > >> > is not sending notifications to the mailing list, it is sending it
> to
> > >> > watchers, reporters, and assignees.
> > >> >
> > >> > I believe the relevant setting is "Work Logged On Issue":
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >>
> >
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/plugins/servlet/project-config/ACCUMULO/notifications
> > >> >
> > >> > I think this is a recent thing. I don't recall ever getting extra
> > emails
> > >> > about work being logged on issues I was watching before. Was this
> > >> related
> > >> > to the switch from the Hadoop permissions model to the default
> > >> permissions
> > >> > model as part of the JIRA mitigation?
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> As far as I am aware, the notifications scheme was not changed due to
> > JIRA
> > >> spam. Yes, I think notification settings are one of things only INFRA
> > can
> > >> change. On the bright side, it appears we are on the "Accumulo
> > >> Notifications Scheme," which makes it sound like it wouldn't be as
> hard
> > to
> > >> get custom changes for notifications as it is for permissions (INFRA
> > >> really
> > >> wants projects to use an existing permissions scheme). Are you
> > suggesting
> > >> we try to get watchers removed from the Work Logged On Issue
> > >> notifications?
> > >> What about the assignee and reporter?
> > >>
> > >>
> > > Yes, I think all 3 should be removed. The only things publishing to the
> > > worklog are things we already get notified of on the mailing list (git
> > > commits and pull request activity, for example). It's only useful in
> the
> > > timeline view of all the activity on the issue, retrospectively... it's
> > not
> > > really useful to be actively notified. (At least, that's true today...
> in
> > > the future, people could start publishing other activity to the worklog
> > > where we don't already have email notifications for, but I don't
> > anticipate
> > > that).
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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