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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: Infrastructure Needs
Date Fri, 18 Feb 2011 08:56:40 GMT
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:
> On 2011-02-15, ant elder wrote:
>> Its good to avoid concepts like lead developer in Apache projects
> +1
>> so often for things like Jira new projects use names like
>> "<projectName> Developers" and the dev list email address, eg
> It is my understanding that such a usage of a mailing list address was
> prohibited by infra.  Just right now there was a mail by Mark Thomas
> (the following link to a similar mail of last week won't make any sense
> to anybody but ant and Antoine, sorry):
> <>
> So even though we don't like the concept of a lead developer, this is
> what JIRA calls it and what we have to cope with.  I'd suggest you add
> multiple JIRA users to the admin group.
> Stefan

We had some discussion about this on the infrastructure mailing lists
and the result is to use a dummy user named "<projectName> Developers"
which avoids the problems with labeling anyone the lead developer.
I've updated the EasyAnt JIRA to do this now.


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