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From sandeep krishnamurthy <sandeep.krishn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: MXNet issues labeling
Date Mon, 21 May 2018 23:25:39 GMT
Thanks,

Roshani for starting this thread.

Yes, I think labeling the issues will help a lot in driving the attention
of contributors to specific areas and make it easy for new contributors to
search and pick their contribution.

I agree manually doing it all the time is not scalable and efficient. Your
proposal on bot script to auto-label, similar to the working of Jenkins bot
to re-test, re-build actions, will be very useful and effective. Hence, I
am more inclined to your *option 1* to have a bot account to add labels.

Best,
Sandeep

On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 4:16 PM, Roshani Nagmote <roshaninagmote2@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Some of us here at Amazon as a part of our day job, are triaging Github
> issues to find where MXNet users are experiencing difficulty and help the
> community focus on those areas. This is done by assigning labels to the
> Github issues. We do know that only labeling won’t solve the real problem
> but we will expand our scope to also attempt to resolve the issues.
> Categorizing issues could also help contributors and maintainers who know a
> particular area to pick up the issue and help the user.
>
> Right now, we just manually go through the issues. If they are questions,
> we redirect users to start a discussion on discuss forum, find the
> appropriate labels and then ask one of the committers to add those labels.
> This process is not very smooth as its completely manual and every time we
> need to ask committers to add labels.
>
> We want to be able to automate/simplify this issue labeling process.
> Right now, as far as I know, there's no way for non-committers to add
> labels. So, I want to propose two options:
>
> - Using a separate account having minimum permissions to run the bot script
> which will do the labeling. For this, we will need an account to be created
> from Apache infrastructure with proper access and they can control the
> access for the account through
> https://docs.aws.amazon.com/secretsmanager/latest/userguide/intro.html
>
> - Using one of the committers auth token to run the script.
>
> Please let me know if you have any other ideas to do this.
>
> Thanks,
> Roshani
>



-- 
Sandeep Krishnamurthy

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