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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Discussions in and out of Jira (was Re: Feature list for adding JMX extensions to derby)
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2006 20:36:52 GMT
Yes, that sounds good.


Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> David Van Couvering wrote:
>> No, you understood me, and I see what you are saying too.  I guess it's
>> a question of making it easy to find out what's going on around a
>> particular feature.  I guess you x-ref to a mail thread?
>> I guess I don't have a *strong* preference, I just thought this kind of
>> thing is easier to track if it's in the JIRA database.  Since JIRA
>> entries get copied to the dev list I didn't see how it made much
>> difference in terms of it being available for all to see.  Or is that
>> not true?
> A lot of people don't look at the Jira activity because it's so high.
> Another problem with the whole discussion being in Jira is there's no
> way to remove incorrect information, which is inconvenient because it's
> something of an audit repo for the issue.
> Actually, I really like what I've seen Mamta and Halley do lately. I've
> noticed they have both been posting a subject that references the Jira
> issue, but keeps the actual discussion on the development list.
> Here are examples:
> Subject = "[Derby-655] : getImportedKeys returns duplicate rows in some
> cases"
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/db-derby-dev/200605.mbox/%3cd9619e4a0605232247r920e307pab9d6f39a35d6a2f@mail.gmail.com%3e
> Subject = "DERBY-1376 - Text for exceptions - File
> java/engine/org/apache/derby/loc/messages_en.properties"
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/db-derby-dev/200606.mbox/%3c20060606123958.12726.qmail@web51813.mail.yahoo.com%3e
> regards,
> -jean
>> David
>> Jean T. Anderson wrote:
>>> David Van Couvering wrote:
>>>> A note that it would be great if these discussions could be maintained
>>>> as comments on the JIRA.
>>> Actually, do we want to maintain discussions in Jira?
>>> On other apache lists, I consistently see posts that chase development
>>> discussions *off* Jira and back onto the development list. It's great to
>>> include links to the discussion in Jira, but otherwise summarize the
>>> info.
>>> or perhaps I misunderstood what you meant?
>>>  -jean
>>> <snipped>

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