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From "Mattmann, Chris A (398J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: JIRA label for new users
Date Sun, 19 May 2013 15:21:49 GMT
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

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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/
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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
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-----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
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>> ++++++++
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -----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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