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From Robert Schweikert <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Adjust JIRA to send out less mails (e.g. only about issue creation, status changes etc.)
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 19:27:09 GMT
On 12/06/2012 04:24 AM, Wolfram Schlich wrote:
> Hey,
> I propose to change the ASF JIRA config for the CLOUDSTACK project
> in a way that it doesn't send out mails to -dev on *every* change,
> especially for description edits, comment edits, comment additions
> etc. and only do it for important events, like issue creation,
> status updates, assignee changes etc.
> It's pretty easy to accidentally click on the description area
> (which makes an editable text area appear and pre-selects all text)
> and to delete or replace all text with a single keystroke. If you
> click outside the text area then, the changes get saved and
> instantly mailed to -dev.
> I agree that transparency and awareness about bug reports is very
> important, but probably not everybody on -dev is interested in
> any change to any issue, so just sending out the important
> notifications to -dev and allowing people to add themselves as
> watchers to a JIRA issue if they are interested in particular ones
> could reduce the number of uninteresting mails for most people.

I still favor having jira message going to a separate list as was 
proposed a while back..


Robert Schweikert                           MAY THE SOURCE BE WITH YOU
SUSE-IBM Software Integration Center                   LINUX
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