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Re: Github Issues


+1 to access to better automation and integration.

On Wed, Jul 18, 2018, 12:16 PM Rene Moser <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi
>
> On 07/17/2018 02:01 PM, Marc-Aurèle Brothier wrote:
> > Hi Paul,
> >
> > My 2 cents on the topic.
> >
> > people are commenting on issues when it should by the PR and vice-versa
> >>
> >
> > I think this is simply due to the fact that with one login you can do
> both,
> > versus before you had to have a JIRA login which people might have tried
> to
> > avoid, preferring using github directly, ensuring the conversation will
> > only be on the PR. Most of the issues in Jira didn't have any
> conversation
> > at all.
> >
> > But I do feel also the pain of searching the issues on github as it's
> more
> > free-hand than a jira system. At the same time it's easier and quicker to
> > navigate, so it ease the pain at the same time ;-)
> > I would say that the current labels isn't well organized to be able to
> > search like in jira but it could. For example any label has a prefix
> > describing the jira attribute type (component, version, ...) Then a bot
> > scanning the issue content could set some of them as other open source
> > project are doing. The bad thing here is that you might end up with too
> > many labels. Maybe @resmo can give his point of view on how things are
> > managed in Ansible (https://github.com/ansible/ansible/pulls - lots of
> > labels, lots of issues and PRs). I don't know if that's a solution but
> > labels seem the only way to organize things.
>
> Personally, I don't care much if jira or github issues. Github issues
> worked pretty well for me so far.
>
> However, We don't use all the things that make the work easier with
> github issues. I assume we invested much more efforts in making "jira"
> the way we wanted, now we assume that github just works?
>
> The benefit about github issues is, that it has an extensive api which
> let you automate. There are many helpful tools making our life easier.
>
> Let a bot do the issue labeling, workflowing, and user guiding and even
> merging PR after ci passed when 2 comments have LGTM.
>
> Look at https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes e.g.
>
> Short: If we want to automate things and evolve, github may be the
> better platform, if we want to keep things manual, then jira is probably
> more suitable.
>
> Regards
> René
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