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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: how we handle JIRA versions
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2007 03:56:20 GMT

On 02/08/2007, at 1:52 PM, Jason van Zyl wrote:

>> I'd encourage us sharing a good Mylyn set up and putting it on the  
>> web site to encourage this consistency, but I think it's  
>> unreasonable to mandate it.
> Why? It's free and it's the best way to keep some level visibility.  
> For people submitting issues no, for developers yes. It just raises  
> the general level of awareness by a great degree and is not hard to  
> do. Makes the process of patching so much easier as well, and makes  
> documenting how to do it easier. From a management perspective I  
> think it's a no brainer, most people use Eclipse and for people  
> like me who don't I would use it to make it easier for others.

I just don't believe in enforcing desktop tools on developers here -  
it's another barrier to entry. Encourage, promote, recommend,  
document - sure, just not mandate.

IMO only, I'll probably use it so it's really up to everyone else.

- Brett

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