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From Hemanth Yamijala <yhema...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: more information about project split
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2009 04:55:47 GMT
+1 for (4).

Jim Kellerman (POWERSET) wrote:
> +1 for (4)
>
>   
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Doug Cutting [mailto:cutting@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Doug Cutting
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 11:32 AM
>> To: core-dev@hadoop.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: more information about project split
>>
>> Owen O'Malley wrote:
>>     
>>> I think the community is better served by having a mailing
>>> list that is dominated by people posting rather than a deluge of jira
>>> traffic.
>>>       
>> This is a somewhat false dichotomy: Jira messages are postings by
>> people.  Folks should not make changes in Jira without realizing this.
>> This is one reason why I've long advocated that we should remove the
>> ability for folks to edit Jira comments or for anyone but admins to
>> remove Jira comments.  If we disable emails then this becomes even more
>> essential: folks should not be able to re-write project history.
>>
>> Jira actions are project actions, and the Apache convention is that
>> project actions should be logged on public mailing lists.  We should
>> change that policy cautiously and only after consideration.
>>
>>     
>>> Choices:
>>>   1. create/resolve/close to dev
>>>   2. create/resolve/close to dev, others to jira
>>>   3. create/comment/resolve/close to dev
>>>   4. all to dev
>>>
>>> The problem with 3 is that you can add comments on most of the
>>>       
>> actions.
>>     
>>> So either you capture all events or you only capture part of the
>>>       
>> comments.
>>
>> (4) Send create/resolve to -dev and all others to -issues (a new list)
>> plus prohibit all comment edits and permit comment deletion only by
>> admins.  (Closing is not generally interesting, since it's only done to
>> seal an issue once its included in a release.)
>>
>> +1 for (4)
>>
>> Doug
>>     
>
>   


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