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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <>
Subject Re: JIRA @ ASF (was: Re: policy question)
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2003 13:50:31 GMT
> Yes.  It's no good me or any one person promising to be here in 5 years
> time.  There has to be a pool of users sufficiently interested and
> empowered to be able to become administrators.

5 years ago, there probably wasn't bugzilla...  If a particular community
decides to use it, then someone will step forward or the system can be
uninstalled.  No biggy.

> I think the 'empowered' part is where Bugzilla falls down.  I don't know
> about Scarab, but JIRA administration is mostly done through the web
> interface.  Project-specific admins can be specified, who are allowed to
> create new versions/components for their project.
> --Jeff
>> For JIRA, we have you and Henri Yandell volunteering to help admin the
>> tool.  For bugzilla, we've really got no one who seems devoted to it
>> (or they just stay quiet).  Both Scarab and bugzilla apparently have
>> made great strides elsewhere, but their ASF installations have
>> languished, and haven't been anyone's priority to maintain.  Both are
>> scheduled to be updated as soon as a major operating system update to
>> nagoya is completed, but that's been postponed.
>> --- Noel
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Andrew C. Oliver
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