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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: rearrange Components in Jira Issue Tracker
Date Sun, 31 Oct 2004 05:59:18 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Dave Brondsema wrote:
> 
>>David Crossley wrote:
>>
>>>Now is a good time to rearrange our Component names.
>>>Here is my first proposal. Please tweak or propose
>>>something else.
>>>
>>>--------------------------
>>>Building Forrest ................... Build
>>>shbat distribution - Forrest CLI ... Shell (command-line)
>>>Forrest live webapp (Jetty) ........ Run (Jetty webapp)
>>>Forrest skins ...................... Skins
>>>Forrest website .................... Documentation and Website
>>>.................................... Forrestbar
>>>Forrestbot ......................... Forrestbot
>>>XML grammars & validation .......... XML grammars & validation
>>>.................................... Plugin: IMSManifest
>>>.................................... Plugin: OpenOffice.org
>>>.................................... Plugin: Simplified Docbook
>>>Core operations .................... No Component
>>>Other .............................. No Component
>>>--------------------------
>>>
>>
>>Why did you remove "Core operations"?  I think lots of things (e.g. 
>>wholesite, or image location problems) would fit there and would be 
>>difficult to place into another category.
> 
> 
> When i viewed the issue list for that category,
> it seemed like a dumping ground. So i thought
> that "No Component" means the same thing.
> 
> I suppose that if we have a more complete list
> of components, then "Core operations" makes sense
> again (though i would like to find a better name.
> 

"No Component" would be fine.  I didn't realize that was the actual name 
of a real category.

> 
>>Should we have a WAR component also?
> 
> 
> Yes, i intended to add it, but forgot.
> 
> 
>>Does "Shell (command-line)" refer to running forrest to generate static 
>>pages?  Or the .sh/.bat scripts?  Perhaps we need a category for both.
> 
> 
> The former. Again i had trouble thinking of a
> good name for it. I also wondered if we actually
> need those two categories. The issues would belong
> in the other categories.
> 
> Perhaps we only need components for the launching of
> the three "run" situations.
> 
> .... Launch command-line
> or
> .... Launch 'forrest'
> 

Most launches are initiated from a command-line, so I would avoid that 
word.

> .... Launch local webapp
> or
> .... Launch 'forrest run'
> 
> ........ :-) Launch war (.... no, no more bushfires :-)
> .... Launch servlet WAR
> 
> 
>>We probably should have a general plugins component also, which would 
>>cover issues affecting all plugins (the pluging structure in general).
> 
> 
> Yes.
> 
> 
>>We should also have a component called "tools" to correspond the 
>>forrest/tools/* packages.  Perhaps we could break it out more into Tool: 
>>XXE, Tool: Eclipse, etc.
> 
> 
> Okay.
> 
> The "No Component" entry is the Jira default.
> In the list of components when doing "Create Issue",
> that shows as the "Unknown" option.
> 
> In the current version of Jira, the issues are sorted
> alphabetically only, with "Unknown" at the top.
> 
> Here is the current proposal ...
> 
> Maximum about 25 characters ........ 1234567890 1234567890 123
> --------------------------
> Other .............................. No Component
> Core operations ....................... [not yet decided]
> Building Forrest ................... Build
> Forrest website .................... Documentation and Website
> .................................... Forrestbar
> Forrestbot ......................... Forrestbot
> .................................... Forrestdoc
> shbat distribution - Forrest CLI ... Launch 'forrest'
> Forrest live webapp (Jetty) ........ Launch 'forrest run'
> .................................... Launch servlet WAR
> .................................... Plugins (general issues)
> .................................... Plugin: IMSManifest
> .................................... Plugin: OpenOffice.org
> .................................... Plugin: Simplified Docbook
> Forrest skins ...................... Skins (general issues)
> .................................... Tools (general issues)
> .................................... Tool: Eclipse config
> .................................... Tool: XXE config
> XML grammars & validation .......... XML grammars & validation
> --------------------------
> 

+1

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