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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Let us please use a JIRA for every code change we make
Date Mon, 18 Sep 2006 20:28:35 GMT


Jacek Laskowski wrote:
> +1
> 
> Jacek
> 
> On 9/18/06, Prasad Kashyap <goyathlay.geronimo@gmail.com> 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.
>>

I hope with the exception of the sandbox...

>> 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.
>>
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/geronimo-dev/
>> http://www.nabble.com/Apache-Geronimo---Dev-f136.html
>>
>> 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
>>
> 
> 

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