[jsword-devel] JSword, Jira and the mailing list

Tonny Kohar tonny.kohar at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 18:11:51 MST 2010


On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 6:28 PM, DM Smith <dmsmith at crosswire.org> wrote:
> I'd like to propose a change to how we make changes to JSword.
> For JSword I'd like to move toward a model that all changes are described in
> Jira. Jira is best when it is seen as a planning tool. I'd like to see every
> change described there and targeted to an appropriate release (which changes
> based on circumstances). Patches would be attached to it, generated from
> current trunk. By discussion in the issue, the patch would be iterated to
> its final form with each version of the patch being appended to the issue.
> Under this model, Jira would be hooked into jsword-devel. If so, then
> jsword-devel would be used for initial discussion and upon consensus an
> issue would be created and then further discussion would happen w/in Jira on
> that issue. By having all changes described in Jira, it is easier to
> generate release notes.
> With time patches have a tendency to get stale and not apply cleanly. By
> having them in Jira attached to issues, the burden to update them is shared.
> When they are submitted via a mailing list, they get lost and when they are
> emailed to me, I have the sole burden to keep them current and apply them.

 +1 for the proposed model

Just wondering, currently who have the commit right ? is it only you
(DM Smith) ?

Tonny Kohar
Alkitab Bible Study

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