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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot>
Subject Re: [VOTE][RESULTS] Should we merge the DIRSHARED and DIRAPI spaces in JIRA into a single one?
Date Fri, 05 Aug 2011 07:37:42 GMT
Hi Dev,

Digging out this one month old unresolved thread.

I'd prefer getting everyone's +1 before performing the move.

What's your take on this?


On 6 juil. 2011, at 09:19, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:

> On 5 juil. 2011, at 22:53, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <> wrote:
>>> On 7/5/11 11:47 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
>>>> Just to be clear before I make the changes.
>>>> Should I merge DIRSHARED into DIRAPI ? or DIRAPI into DIRSHARED?
>>>> My choice would be the first option, as Shared is becoming the API.
>>>> What's yours?
>>> DIRAPI is way better, IMHO.
>> I suggest the opposite because of the investment that has gone into
>> references for DIRSHARED. And at the end of the day it's still shared
>> stuff across both main projects, studio and the server. There are more
>> things that will go into this down the line besides LDAP. If we
>> release later we can release just parts of it instead of the whole
>> thing: meaning just the ldap api.
>> We can still restructure but we're going to unsettle some references
>> we've put even into the code around these issues from the past. If
>> you're find with doing away with it then I can live with it but we
>> will lose more.
> Hi Alex,
> I understand your point but hopefully JIRA is pretty well built and manages to keep references
> Have a look a recent issue a user created in a wrong JIRA project, DIRSERVER-1630.
> It has been created in the DIRSERVER project but I moved it later to DIRAPI, since the
issue was related to the LDAP API instead.
> During the move of the issue JIRA gave a new ID to the issue in the DIRAPI project, DIRAPI-47.
> The old ID is still valid and the JIRA link
now redirects to the new issue:
> Lastly, in the Activity section of the issue ('All' sub-section selected), the move has
been registered with both origin and destination values (project, version).
> So, as you see, I'm not really sure we're going to loose anything in the migration...
> The only thing we'd probably want to do is to create new versions in the DIRAPI project
matching all versions of the DIRSHARED project.
> Maybe with a prefix, to avoid any misunderstanding.
> 0.9.19 in the DIRSHARED project would then become shared-0.9.19 in the DIRAPI project.
> Thoughts?
> Regards,
> Pierre-Arnaud
>> Regards,
>> Alex

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