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From Leif Hedstrom <>
Subject Re: Speaking of JIRA, Where's Ours?
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:39:40 GMT
On Jun 15, 2011, at 10:49 PM, Greg Stein <> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 00:33, Christian Grobmeier <> wrote:
>>>> Well, JIRA identifies project leads, one per project.  What can I say.
>>> Hunh. I had no idea.
>> Usually the chairs name is added as "project lead" in Jira.
>> For now we could add Sam as the champion. Once graduated we can put
>> the newly elected chairs name there
> If anything, try to de-emphasize the Chair as anything but the conduit
> between the Board and the Project. Even a little thing in JIRA calling
> them a "Project Lead" can reinforce a "bad meme" that the Chair is
> more than an administrator.
> Simply ask for a volunteer who will perform JIRA management.

Note that you can have any number of Administrators for the jira project, who can all share
the management responsibilities. It's just very unfortunate that the first admin is also labeled
project lead.

I'm not suggesting jira over bugzilla, both are fine issue tracking systems.

-- Leif 
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