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From "Aleksey Ignatenko" <aleksey.ignate...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] When to bring a conversation out of JIRA...
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2007 07:23:58 GMT
What is going to be "not-obvious conversations"? I see 2 variants:
1. someone found a very interesting moment and wants to share with his
knowledge on it
2. someone is stuck with the issue and tries to get help.

Aleksey.

On 2/12/07, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I agree that we need to bring out of the JIRA all the long or
> not-obvious conversations.
> And then add a link to this conversation to original JIRA issue.
>
> SY, Alexey
>
> 2007/2/11, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
> > So over the last few days, I've been working off and on trying to
> > debug some classloader stuff using eclipse.  it's been a hoot, since
> > I don't know eclipse very well.
> >
> > When working w/ DRLVM as the runtime JRE for running and debugging
> > unit tests, I ran into a few problems with what appeared to be
> > related to JDPA et al.  Gregory pointed me to http://
> > issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-3047, a JIRA on what appeared
> > to be related issues.
> >
> > Now, reading through, I saw at least one thing (having to put the
> > jdwp shared lib and the transport share lib) that I spent a bit of
> > time figuring out myself. Reading down the thread, there seemed to be
> > other interesting things in there.
> >
> > Now, I'm an advocate of having tech conversations out on the mailing
> > list, rather than in JIRA, because I believe it's better for a whole
> > bunch of reasons.  I also understand how it's appropriate for some
> > comments to remain on JIRA if they tend to be narrow and specific.
> >
> > Should we try to suggest/mandate a practice that when a JIRA comment
> > thread gets "long", that we make an effort to bring it out?  At least
> > consciously evaluate if there is going to be broader interest (in
> > this case) or broader experience that could help?
> >
> > I think we're missing some good opportunities to leverage the
> > collective abilities of the community as well as expose information
> > more broadly if we don't examine and address this.
> >
> > geir
> >
>

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