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From James Strachan <>
Subject Re: JIRA @ ASF (was: Re: policy question)
Date Thu, 21 Aug 2003 13:28:11 GMT

On Thursday, August 21, 2003, at 01:46  pm, Jeff Turner wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 07:17:56AM +0100, James Strachan wrote:
>> On Wednesday, August 20, 2003, at 10:23  pm, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>> I've asked that question before, and been told that CVS is mandatory,
>>> the official web site must be on the ASF infrastructure, but that
>>> other tools might not be mandatory.
>>> Personally, I'm not entirely comfortable with more and more projects
>>> going to werken/codehaus to use jira, but I can't quite put my finger
>>> on why I'm bothered.  It seems that the worst that could happen would
>>> be if those foreign trackers were lose the database (we've no control
>>> over their backup practices).  Mind you, that would be bad enough.
>> Though there's no reason, given some hardware and a volunteer, why we
>> couldn't install JIRA at Apache.
> I volunteer :)  Hacking JIRA is my day job.


> I don't really see the need though.  Bob is doing a fine job hosting 
> on  I'm sure that backups to ASF hardware could be arranged
> if that were really an issue.
> But if a) Bob would like to offload the job, b) infrastructure peeps
> prefer to keep bugtrackers on ASF hardware, then if someone can toss 
> me a
> nagoya account I'll set up a pilot JIRA installation.

I'm happy either way really. I'm quite happy with the status quo but if 
folks wanna move it to Apache infrastructure instead I'm a firm +1 also.


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