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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] JIRA issue search problem
Date Thu, 14 Dec 2006 20:51:37 GMT


Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> I've just realized that I forgot about my another favorit search: "My
> unresolved".
> So I believe that contributors will be happy to have possibility to
> assign issues to themselves. But as I said using Assignee field for
> this is a bad idea...
> 
> Is that possible to create another field, lets say "Contributor
> assignee" with the possibility to assign every registered JIRA user to
> this field? Geir?
> 
> Is this makes sense? Thoughts?

What is it used for?  A non-committer asignee?

> 
> SY, Alexey
> 
> 2006/12/14, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com>:
>> I've just imagined a bad guy who don't want particular JIRA to be
>> fixed (by some reason). He assigns this JIRA and logs off forever. So
>> the JIRA is in assigned state and no one else tries to work on it.
>> What should we do in this case?
> We will have the same result now if some bad guy will write a comment
> that he works on the issue :)
> 
> SY, Alexey
> 
>> 2006/12/14, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com>:
>> > Guys,
>> >
>> > this thread is created as a result of  "[general] Wise JIRA 
>> processing" thread.
>> > Few people concerned that it is difficult to find a free JIRA issue to
>> > work on. And I agree with this concern.
>> >
>> > Committer can assign the issue to himself when he is starting to
>> > investigate the issue. And others can filter for non-assigned issues.
>> > But non-committer can not set any flag for the issue to let other
>> > people to filter.
>> >
>> > I do not think that granting possibility to non-committers to assign
>> > issues is a good idea since it will remove the possibility for
>> > committers to filter non-assigned bugs to commit.
>> >
>> > I suggest to let non-committers to set and unset "in progress"
>> > property. In this case non-committer will add comment to the issue
>> > that he started investigation and will set the "in progress" property.
>> > And others will can filter issues by this field.
>> >
>> > Thoughts?
>> >
>> > Geir, is this possible at all? :)
>> >
>> > SY, Alexey
>> >
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Alexei Zakharov,
>> Intel ESSD
>>


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