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From "Mattmann, Chris A (398J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: JIRA label for new users
Date Wed, 29 May 2013 04:26:09 GMT
Thanks Gav!

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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: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 5:34 PM
To: "dev@oodt.apache.org" <dev@oodt.apache.org>
Subject: RE: JIRA label for new users

>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
>> > >
>> > >
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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
>> > > >>
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> > > >> ++++++++
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > > >> -----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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