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From Michael Joyce <jo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JIRA label for new users
Date Wed, 22 May 2013 01:04:52 GMT
Awesome, thanks Gav!!


-- Joyce


On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 5:34 PM, Gavin McDonald <gavin@16degrees.com.au>wrote:

> Ok so I've implemented this using the labels suggested.
>
> Someone should change the default skill level to any issues they are
> familiar with to what is appropriate.
>
> Gav...
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mltjoyce@gmail.com [mailto:mltjoyce@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> > Michael Joyce
> > Sent: Wednesday, 22 May 2013 1:14 AM
> > To: dev@oodt.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: JIRA label for new users
> >
> > +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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