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From Jacob Beard <jbea...@cs.mcgill.ca>
Subject Re: [SCXML] creating GSoC tasks in JIRA
Date Thu, 06 May 2010 19:42:06 GMT
Hi Rahul,

I've created a number of sub-tasks under the original JIRA issue. One
thing that I thought was possible, which I am now not sure about, is
whether it is possible to create arbitrarily nested sub-tasks. It
seemed I was unable to do so, but this may have been because the task
was not assigned to me, or because I was not "working" on the task.
Rather than create sub-sub-tasks, I instead simply broke the task down
by providing a list in the task description. But, in order to track
where I spend my time, I think it would be better to use
sub-sub-tasks, if this is possible. What do you think about this?

Also, would it be possible for you to assign the tasks to me please?
It seems I do not have permissions to assign them to myself.

Finally, I'd like to add an RSS feed to my blog which tracks the work
I do on this. Do you know, is it possible to obtain an RSS feed from
JIRA that tracks updates on a particular task?

Thanks,

Jake

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:36 PM, Jacob Beard <jbeard4@cs.mcgill.ca> wrote:
> The first usage pattern seems preferable to me. I'll probably start
> entering data tomorrow.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jake
>
> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:23 PM, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Jacob Beard <jbeard4@cs.mcgill.ca> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I'd like to start populating JIRA with tasks and milestones related to
>>>> my GSoC project,
>>> <snip/>
>>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>>> and I'm wondering what is the best way to go about
>>>> this. I think these tasks should go under the SCXML project in
>>>> JIRA[1], but I'm not sure if I should do more to differentiate them as
>>>> a separate sub-project.
>>>>
>>> <snap/>
>>>
>>> One option is to create sub-tasks for the original issue you have,
>>> SCXML-115 [1] (see LHS menu).
>>>
>>> This will create separate issues in JIRA for each task, so they can be
>>> managed independently, but it will also neatly roll everything up
>>> under the above umbrella issue. For an example of this (from another
>>> project), see ATTIC-1 [2].
>>>
>>> What do you think about using this approach?
>>>
>> <snip/>
>>
>> Alternative is I can add a suitable component (a short label) to the
>> SCXML project in JIRA, and issues can then be marked against that
>> component. In this case, the issue dependencies will have to be set up
>> manually so readers can get a good sense of the dependency tree for
>> these tasks.
>>
>> Slight preference to the former JIRA usage pattern.
>>
>> -Rahul
>>
>>
>>>
>>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SCXML-115
>>> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ATTIC-1
>>>
>>>
>>>> Please let me know what you think. Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Jake
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SCXML
>>>>
>>>
>>
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