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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] GitHub issues
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19:01:47 GMT

> On 03 Jun 2015, at 20:57, Robert Kowalski <> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I would like to propose that we additionally enable GitHub issues for
> our GitHub repos and would like to send this email to Infra:

Oh, I like this! :)

I’m +1, let’s try to make this happen!


> Hi infra team,
> I got an question regarding contributions and I would like to find out
> what is required and how we (CouchDB) can help.
> We are trying a lot to make contributing to CouchDB easier to attract
> more contributors and grow our community. We see a lot of benefits in
> allowing contributors to use GitHub when working on CouchDB. We’re
> already using the already extensive GitHub / ASF integration and it is
> working very well for us.
> I would like to know what is required to use "GitHub issues" for
> CouchDB. Registering a separate new account is a hurdle not many
> potential contributors (from code contributions to bug reports and
> feedback) are willing to take and we are trying to make it as easy as
> possible to contribute to CouchDB. Quite often even our fresh elected
> committers don't have a Jira account and they create it after their
> election, but they all have GitHub accounts.
> We really want to make it as easy as possible for our potential
> contributors and having GitHub issues enabled would help us a lot! We
> could mirror the GitHub issues to Jira so we still have them all
> recorded in our Jira.
> We would like to find out what is required to make it happen. We would
> also love to help you with that!
> Best,
> Robert

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