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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Adjust JIRA to send out less mails (e.g. only about issue creation, status changes etc.)
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 01:47:11 GMT

On 12/6/12 1:24 AM, "Wolfram Schlich" <> wrote:

>I propose to change the ASF JIRA config for the CLOUDSTACK project
>in a way that it doesn't send out mails to -dev on *every* change,
>especially for description edits, comment edits, comment additions
>etc. and only do it for important events, like issue creation,
>status updates, assignee changes etc.
>It's pretty easy to accidentally click on the description area
>(which makes an editable text area appear and pre-selects all text)
>and to delete or replace all text with a single keystroke. If you
>click outside the text area then, the changes get saved and
>instantly mailed to -dev.
>I agree that transparency and awareness about bug reports is very
>important, but probably not everybody on -dev is interested in
>any change to any issue, so just sending out the important
>notifications to -dev and allowing people to add themselves as
>watchers to a JIRA issue if they are interested in particular ones
>could reduce the number of uninteresting mails for most people.

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