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From Keheliya Gallaba <>
Subject Re: [GSoC] Use Jira as issue tracker for GSoC projects
Date Mon, 21 Jun 2010 04:37:03 GMT

Thanks Seelmann for clarifying the process and +1 for that idea. I created a
JIRA account for me sometime back for submitting the patches. Please find my
profile at link [1] and JIRA for "studio-proxy" component at link [2].

On 20 June 2010 17:34, Stefan Seelmann <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Kasun and Keheliya created projects at google code and use the
> provided SVN as code repository. The initial maven project structure
> is set up and the students started to code.
> Till now, Pierre-Arnaud and I gave some initial tasks via the mailing
> list. However we think we should start to use an issue tracker because
> that's the way we work at Apache Directory. The workflow is simple:
> - Create an issue for each new feature, this can be done by mentors,
> students, or anyone else in the community
> - The students pick one issue at a time and assigns it to themself
> - During development everything that is related to that issue (design,
> implementation details, problems, etc.) is discussed in the issue
> - Each commit message contains a reference to the issue number
> - When done the student sets the issue status to "fixed"
> The issue tracker should also help the students to structure their
> work. A task should be small enough to be resolved within a few days,
> bigger tasks can be divided into sub-tasks. I also had the idea to
> create tasks in form of "user stories".
> We have two options which issue tracker to use:
> - the Apache Jira
> - the issue tracking tool of the google code projects
> I'd prefer to use the Apache Jira because then the issues are visible
> to all community members and it's easier to provide help and feedback.
> If we use Apache Jira we should create components in DIRSTUDIO Jira.
> We already have a "studio-proxy" component, so we need to create a new
> "studio-persistence" component. Kasun and Keheliya, do you already
> have an Jira account? If not please create one.
> Thoughts?
> Kind Regards,
> Stefan


Keheliya Gallaba

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