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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] When to bring a conversation out of JIRA...
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2007 23:28:00 GMT
Right - "when in doubt, bring it out" :)

On Feb 13, 2007, at 2:31 AM, Alexey Petrenko wrote:

> 2007/2/13, Aleksey Ignatenko <aleksey.ignatenko@gmail.com>:
>> 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.
> 3. Few guys arguing to achieve a decision acceptable for all of them.
> 4. The patch will probably affect other areas...
> and so on...
>
> SY, Alexey
>
>> 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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