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Re: Github Issues


There is something else that might be worth mentioning.  Since we moved to
Github, it seems that the project is attracting more people. I mean, it
seems that there are new players coming and reporting issues and opening
PRs.

I might be totally mistaken though.


On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:07 PM, Will Stevens <wstevens@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> +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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Rafael Weingärtner