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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to mark ready-to-integrate JIRAs?
Date Thu, 28 Dec 2006 07:52:12 GMT
I do not see any problem with discussing such issues on dev list.

SY, Alexey

2006/12/28, Zakharov, Vasily M <vasily.m.zakharov@intel.com>:
> Hi, all,
>
> There're many issues in our JIRA that can be closed or integrated
> with no much effort. Issues with simple patches but with no
> "patch available" flag set, "Won't Fix" issues, non-bug differences
> are all good examples.
>
> And closing an issue (in a right way) is always good as it allows
> that issue to be forgotten and put off everybody's mind - one problem
> less to think of.
>
> But we have no effective instrument for a contributor to attract
> a committer's attention to a particular small issue.
>
> For now the only way to do that is writing to the dev-list,
> which is not very effective - we already have traffic high enough.
> Moreover, that information is only relevant to committers, who are
> minority (though very important) in the list - all other contributors
> would read such a message for nothing, wasting their time.
>
> The other way used now to attract a committer's attention, is setting
> "Patch available" flag. But I can only set it on my own issues,
> and setting it is probably not appopriate for "Won't Fix" issues.
>
> Probably we could introduce some keyword, for example, FIX_AVAILABLE,
> that contributors could add to their comments to the respective JIRAs
> and committers could search for using conventional JIRA search?
>
> This way the committers' reaction to patches could be faster and
> choosing the right issue to put efforts to would be more well-founded
> and information-based for committers.
>
> What do you think?
>
> Vasily Zakharov
> Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division
>

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