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From Alex Huang <Alex.Hu...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Adjust JIRA to send out less mails (e.g. only about issue creation, status changes etc.)
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 22:35:05 GMT
I support sending them to another list or this list as long as it is appropriately tagged.

--Alex

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Schweikert [mailto:rjschwei@suse.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 07, 2012 11:27 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Adjust JIRA to send out less mails (e.g. only about
> issue creation, status changes etc.)
> 
> 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..
> 
> Later,
> Robert
> 
> 
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