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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: [JENKINS] - Removal of top level views
Date Mon, 01 May 2017 08:55:27 GMT

One strange thing is happenning: when you're not authenticated, the "letter 
views" are not visible: strangely, the view that are visible are exactly the 
view that are proposed to be deleted.

Is there a bug somewhere?

Notice that this does not change anything to the proposal:
- creating project views as top view is simply not scalable given our size [1]
- when people create new views, they are authenticated, then see the letter 



[1] https://projects.apache.org/

Le dimanche 30 avril 2017, 18:19:59 CEST Gavin McDonald a écrit :
> Hi All,
> We are starting to get complaints about the amount of top level views in our
> Jenkins instance.
> I believe it is time for cleanup of those views once more.
> A few years ago, I cleaned up a heap of views and got quite some complaints
> from projects about doing so, without consultation, and the fact that this
> breaks links some projects use.
> Since that time however, projects have continued to create new Top Level
> views and now we are at a stage where again there are too many - there are
> currently 22 project type views.
> There are many more projects and I’d hate for this trend to continue upwards
> and clutter the main Jenkins landing page even more.
> I have created an INFRA ticket to track this at :
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-14002
> <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-14002>
> The views I propose to remove are :
> Airavata, Apache Commons, Apex, Beam Brooklyn, Calciate, CarbonData, DL,
> Groovy, Hawq, Infra Jobs Monitor View, Lucene, OWB, Olingo, OpenJPA, POI,
> Shiro, Tamaya, Tika, XMLGraphics. cloudstack, directory
> Also: All the single letter viewss from A to Z. They are not much used and
> it is preferred to use 'A-D', 'E-G', 'H-L', 'M-R' and 'S-Z'
> Two Views unsure what to do with are: 'Incubator Projects' and 'PreCommit
> Builds'
> Some views have already been removed, I removed one called ‘jobs I have
> access to’ or something like that, the Maven project also removed their top
> level views so my thanks to them. The Infra jobs monitor view is one I
> created, my fault and Im going to move it under H-L where it belongs.
> ACTION NEEDED:- Please, could all project who are listed above as having a
> top level view, please move it to a view under the appropriate letters
> group, or remove it.
> The two Im not sure about ‘Incubator Projects’ and ‘PreCommit Builds’ ,
> ‘Incubator Projects’ may be a benefit at top level if used correctly.
> ‘PreCommit Builds’ is not one owned by any one project, Im unsure whether
> this could stay top level and be a benefit.
> I’ll be moving the Infra views shortly.
> If, after a week, there are still projects at the top level view, I’ll move
> onto the next step of mailing the projects dev lists directly, though that
> should not be required if they have the representation on this list.
> Thanks in advance.
> I’ll keep the INFRA-14002 ticket updated with progress.
> Gav… (ASF Infra.)

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