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From Cameron Goodale <good...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JIRA label for new users
Date Tue, 21 May 2013 22:05:40 GMT
Mike,

Your list of tags + meaning works for me.

+1

-Cameron


On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 8:14 AM, Michael Joyce <joyce@apache.org> wrote:

> +1 on this Gavin.
>
> Re. actual label names, how about a name followed by an (explanation) of
> the difficulty level:
>
> Don't Know
> Newcomer (Easy) - Everyone can do this level
> Committer (Medium) - This is for regular contributors/committers. Where the
> vast majority of issues would fall.
> Expert (Hard) or Guru or ChrisMattmann or whatever everyone likes for
> "hard" - Used sparingly when an issue requires expert component knowledge
>
> We could default the field to "Don't Know" so every issue always has some
> level?
>
> I like the CouchDB approach but I feel they have too many options.
> Easy
> Easy - Medium
> Medium - Hard
> Really Really Hard (Their Guru level)
>
> So, when something is "Medium," which category does it fall into? I think
> the most important part of this system is identifying the difficulty for
> newcomers. The other levels are just nice to have in my opinion. That being
> said, I think simpler is better here.
>
> What do you guys think?
>
>
> -- Joyce
>
>
> On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 8:30 AM, Rajith Siriwardana <
> rajithsiriwardana@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > +1 for having a label for issues that new users can help to resolve.
> >
> >
> > On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (398J) <
> > chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> >
> > > Thanks Gav. +1 to using a controlled value field to make the labels
> > > meaningful.
> > >
> > > Let's see what others think but I am for sure +1.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Chris
> > >
> > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
> > > Senior Computer Scientist
> > > NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
> > > Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
> > > Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
> > > WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
> > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
> > > University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
> > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Gavin McDonald <gavin@16degrees.com.au>
> > > Organization: 16 degrees complete web solutions
> > > Reply-To: "dev@oodt.apache.org" <dev@oodt.apache.org>,
> > > "gavin@16degrees.com.au" <gavin@16degrees.com.au>
> > > Date: Sunday, May 19, 2013 3:37 AM
> > > To: "dev@oodt.apache.org" <dev@oodt.apache.org>
> > > Subject: RE: JIRA label for new users
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: Mattmann, Chris A (398J) [mailto:
> chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov]
> > > >> Sent: Friday, 17 May 2013 1:37 AM
> > > >> To: dev@climate.incubator.apache.org
> > > >> Cc: dev@oodt.apache.org
> > > >> Subject: Re: JIRA label for new users
> > > >>
> > > >> Great idea, please implement on OODT too! (cc to dev@oodt for
> peeps)
> > :)
> > > >
> > > >We can start to use labels now for jira tickets, we just need an
> agreed
> > > >and
> > > >documented set
> > > >of labels. Why? Too many labels and we run the risk of there being too
> > > >many
> > > >and they sort of
> > > >Lose the impact and meaning. So a few well-chosen labels for attention
> > > >grabbing is needed.
> > > >
> > > >Every Jira ticket has a Labels section so this is available now.
> > > >
> > > >However, my main point of this mail, is that we can add custom fields
> to
> > > >our
> > > >issues. Some projects
> > > >have done such a thing, some, like the couchdb project, have
> > implemented a
> > > >drop down field in
> > > >their jiras so that anyone at a glance can determine if the ticket is
> > > >newcomer, contributor, committer,
> > > >hardcore project  guru or Greg Stein level. (OK so I made that last
> > level
> > > >up, but really, the choice of drop down
> > > >field name is ours to decide)
> > > >
> > > >Pop on over to the couchdb jira and take a look.
> > > >
> > > >I am happy to implement this in the OODT Jira if you agree it a good
> > > >idea.
> > > >
> > > >I'm a big +1 ftr
> > > >
> > > >Gav...
> > > >
> > > >>
> > > >> Cheers,
> > > >> Chris
> > > >>
> > > >> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > >> ++++++++
> > > >> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
> > > >> Senior Computer Scientist
> > > >> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
> > > >> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
> > > >> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
> > > >> WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
> > > >> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > >> ++++++++
> > > >> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department University
> of
> > > >> Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
> > > >> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > >> ++++++++
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: Michael Joyce <joyce@apache.org>
> > > >> Reply-To: "dev@climate.incubator.apache.org"
> > > >> <dev@climate.incubator.apache.org>
> > > >> Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 8:34 PM
> > > >> To: dev <dev@climate.incubator.apache.org>
> > > >> Subject: JIRA label for new users
> > > >>
> > > >> >I sent this link around to a few people via twitter but I figured
> it
> > > >> >warranted being sent here as well!
> > > >> >
> > > >> >http://nikcodes.com/2013/05/10/new-contributor-jump-in/
> > > >> >
> > > >> >TLDR: Every OSS project should have a label for issues that new
> users
> > > >> >could help resolve. Basically a "this is simple enough that a
new
> > user
> > > >> >could figure it out and contribute back to the project" tag.
> > > >> >
> > > >> >This shouldn't be a tag for features/issues that the core team
> > doesn't
> > > >> >want to deal with. Mostly it should be for fairly simple auxiliary
> > > >> >issues that won't take forever to debug/implement but that the
core
> > > >> >team doesn't necessarily have time to deal with.
> > > >> >
> > > >> >I think this is a great idea. When I first started on OODT this
> would
> > > >> >have been the coolest thing ever. I think it would be great to
> have a
> > > >> >section devoted to "getting started" on the website that mentions
> > this
> > > >>as
> > > >> well.
> > > >> >Then it would be really easy for new developers to jump in and
> help.
> > I
> > > >> >would be more than happy to help get this up and running as well.
> > > >> >
> > > >> >Thoughts? Terrible/great idea? Ideas for a label name?
> > > >> >
> > > >> >-- Joyce
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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