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From "Jacek Laskowski" <>
Subject Re: Let us please use a JIRA for every code change we make
Date Mon, 18 Sep 2006 20:27:03 GMT


On 9/18/06, Prasad Kashyap <> wrote:
> As we move back towards CTR, can we please adopt the practice of using
> a JIRA for every code change we make, however small the code change
> may be.
> Since we have assumed the responsibility of providing good
> documentation/discussion with all code changes, a JIRA provides that
> crucial link between a particular change and it's open discussion.
> Some use the JIRA comments for discussion. JIRA comments are good
> enough for small minor changes. For most others, it is the dev-list.
> If the discussion is held on the dev-list, the JIRA should mention the
> link to that discussion's archive page. Use your favorite archive
> site.
> And then, as you commit the changes, please mention the appropriate
> JIRA under which the code was being changed.
> For posterity sake, this will ensure that a link to the discussion is
> is always available for any change that went into the file.
> Please feel free to correct, modify or suggest better methods to keep this link.
> Thanx
> Prasad

Jacek Laskowski

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