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From Garren Smith <gar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Lazy Consensus] Move from JIRA to GitHub Issues
Date Thu, 18 May 2017 13:59:23 GMT
Yes!!!

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 9:38 PM, Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi everyone.
>
> As most of you know, a few months ago we moved many of our primary
> repositories from primary Apache hosting to primary GitHub hosting. A
> major reason we did so was to leverage the better user experience of
> GitHub, especially for community interaction.
>
> It's now time for us to move from JIRA to GitHub Issues. Here's how:
>
> 0. The community reviews and approves this change. As a non-technical
>    decision, our bylaws say that no formal vote is required, only a
>    lazy majority from committers with 72 hours notice. That said,
>    I'd like to ensure broad support for this change, so even if
>    you're not a committer, please reply to this email with any
>    comments.
>
> 1. Approve pull requests to update our issue and pull request templates
>    and add a CONTRIBUTING.md file to our primary repositories:
>
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb/pull/527
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb-docker/pull/15
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb-documentation/pull/132
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/pull/925
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb-nano/pull/44
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb-pkg/pull/5
>
> 2. Approve pull requests to update our webpage and documentation to
>    point to GitHub apache/couchdb for issue reporting:
>
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb-documentation/pull/133
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb-www/pull/23
>
> 3. Start using GH Issues for all new issues. At the same time, any
>    committers who have completed the account integration process
>    (see the new CONTRIBUTING.md file for details) should start
>    labeling their issues and pull requests with the new scheme.
>    The label scheme is here:
>
>     https://github.com/apache/couchdb/issues/499
>
>    A reminder to committers - this means PRs don't need a JIRA ticket!
>    And because PRs are just a special kind of GH Issue, there's no need
>    to create a separate issue unless you want to. (Don't forget the
>    labels!)
>
> 4. Start moving selected issues over from JIRA. At this point, only
>    actively worked issues should be moved over. When developers pick
>    up a new task from JIRA, they should create a companion GH Issue
>    for the ticket and reference it in JIRA, then close the JIRA issue.
>
> 5. In the future, we will work to migrate more issues as desired.
>    However, we won't be moving any 1.x-specific issues over to GitHub.
>
> At some point in the future, we will also consider:
>
> * A script to de-assign idle issues (and de-tag them if necessary)
> * A script to auto-repost new issues from JIRA into GH Issues. (We
>   can't disable new issue creation in JIRA without shutting down
>   the entire instance, and we don't want to do that.)
>
> This is perhaps the happiest email I've sent to any CouchDB mailing list
> ever. I'm really excited about this change, and I bet you are too!
>
> Thanks to everyone who's helped us get this far, especially Apache
> Infrastructure for the Gitbox integration workflow.
>
> -Joan
>

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