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From Wyatt Barnett <wyatt.barn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Procedural Change: Use GitHub Issues instead of JIRA
Date Fri, 10 Apr 2020 13:29:51 GMT
+10000

On Fri, Apr 10, 2020 at 8:07 AM Fabio Buscaroli <fbuscaroli@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> +1000 😊
>
> -----Messaggio originale-----
> Da: Shannon Deminick <sdeminick@gmail.com>
> Inviato: venerdì 10 aprile 2020 14:05
> A: dev@lucenenet.apache.org
> Cc: private@lucenenet.apache.org
> Oggetto: Re: [VOTE] Procedural Change: Use GitHub Issues instead of JIRA
>
> +100 😃
>
> On Fri., 10 Apr. 2020, 21:52 Shad Storhaug, <shad@shadstorhaug.com> wrote:
>
> > Over the years, there have been several mailing list discussions about
> > how the Lucene.NET project "seems dead" and the one issue I find most
> > striking is the lack of continuity between contributing on GitHub and
> > the rest of the Apache tools in the arsenal, such as the mailing lists
> > and the issue tracker of choice, JIRA.
> >
> > The problem(s) with using JIRA:
> >
> >
> >   1.  JIRA requires a separate login than the user already has if they
> > are contributing on GitHub.
> >   2.  JIRA requires special permissions for new users to be able to
> > open issues. It isn't clear if the defaults are adequate, and if they
> > are not, it isn't clear how to change them.
> >   3.  JIRA doesn't use Markdown for posting code snippets, which is a
> > steep learning curve for people that are used to GitHub Flavored
> Markdown.
> >   4.  Lack of continuity. We pull the potential contributors'
> > attention away from GitHub and there is no path back. Referring to an
> > issue in a PR or a PR in an issue requires extra effort to do.
> >   5.  Manual work to close issues. GitHub allows users to close issues
> > via commit message (i.e. fixes #443 or closes #443), but if JIRA has
> > this functionality it requires extra setup.
> >   6.  Under-reporting of issues. The fact that it doesn't get a lot of
> > activity and we hear about issues years after they have been in play
> > pretty much speaks to its usefulness as gauged by the community.
> >
> > To quote the words from Prescott Nasser:
> >
> > "Weird as PMC Chair and what not - but I will say the thing that
> > always slows me down is the documentation for what's bring ported now
> > (with appropriate links to the java code), what needs work, open
> tickets, etc.
> >
> > We have JIRA, but it's not really updated or used much by many, we
> > have the mailing lists where from time to time someone puts in the
> > work to document all the stuff that is being worked on (Shad lately
> > has been running with the torch), but we don't have a single place
> > that everyone can easily get to and see what's going on that is kept up
> to date."
> >
> > Related mailing list issues:
> >
> >
> > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/98ab7959a476a0bf5320ed1f69a9f511f
> > d51aa42eb8a1ffc731c089f%40%3Cdev.lucenenet.apache.org%3E
> >
> > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/55908993ce61ced10c2895af54758169d
> > 7ff6a4caa123a71ebf5028d%40%3Cdev.lucenenet.apache.org%3E
> >
> > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c755e39cf729f349c769d67769a5bbf3b
> > 826eee73203b3351beab7c4%40%3Cdev.lucenenet.apache.org%3E
> >
> > However, we can switch to using GitHub issues instead of JIRA, which
> > would seem to fix all of these problems by moving all issues, PRs, and
> > most communication to a central place (the place where most people
> > familiar with GitHub expect it to be).
> >
> > Michael Condillac and I have been doing some research and it seems it
> > is pretty straightforward to:
> >
> >
> >   1.  Enable GitHub Issues (INFRA ticket or YAML file)
> >   2.  Import JIRA tickets into GitHub Issues, including the current
> > JIRA ticket number (Python script)
> >   3.  Update the documentation/website to remove references to JIRA
> >   4.  Keep the mailing lists updated with GitHub Issues (Apache's
> > setup does this automatically)
> >
> >
> > Please vote whether to enable GitHub Issues and deprecate the use of
> > JIRA (feedback also welcome). Only the PMC votes are counted as
> > official, but we would also appreciate the participation of the
> community.
> >
> >
> > +1 - Let's switch to GitHub Issues
> > 0 - Either JIRA or GitHub Issues will do
> > -1 - Let's stick with JIRA
> >
> >
> > Countdown to end of vote (72 Hours from now 2020-04-13 11:55AM):
> > https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?p0=136&iso=20200413T1255
> >
> > This is a procedural vote - majority rules.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Shad Storhaug (NightOwl888)
> >
> > Project Chairperson - Apache Lucene.NET
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>

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