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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Jira attachments - please don't delete
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2006 19:48:39 GMT
I think including a date in the name is a bit much.  Personally, I like 
<patchname>_v<num>, and let the hover mechanism let you know the date.

As a committer it would be nice to have the bug description in the patch 
name, but if necessary I can do that when I save the patch to my local 


Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> Kathey Marsden wrote:
>>Mamta Satoor wrote:
>>>What I have been doing with my patches is to keep all the revisions in JIRA
>>>but try to name such that (hopefully) it is easier for the reviewers to see
>>>what is the latest patch. The naming convention I use has bug number, little
>>>info about bug and date it was created. for eg
>>I really like the issue number and date in the name as  you have it.  It
>>really helps me keep patches straight.
>>I would add
>>- A patch number so Jira sorts in the right order.
> I'm not sure Jira guarantees any sort order.
> If you hover the pointer over the attachment the date it was attached
> pops up, I find that useful for confirming the latest version.
> Also, I think if you attach a file of the same name the older version is
> greyed out, not sure if you can still select it or not. Though I do
> recommend different names for patches, versions or dates. Dates can be
> somewhat confusing unless everyone sticks to international format of
> year followed by month followed by day.
> Dan.

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