-Re: backlog clean-up
German Blanco 2013-12-26, 20:46
Thanks to all, I get the point now.
On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Flavio Junqueira <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> Thanks for the comments! Giving time for people to respond sounds like
> what we typically do. The same holds for telling people to reopen if needed.
> Before closing (or proposing to close) an issue that has been idle, it is
> a good idea to do some investigation to see if it has been overlooked and
> it is something we need to address. As you say, contributors come and go,
> and the process of characterizing an issue, including severity, is not
> perfect; it is not unusual to miss important issues if we simply rely on
> people responding. We try hard not to miss important issues, though.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rumesh Eranga [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 3:00 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: RE: backlog clean-up
> Vetoshkin's idea is a better way to priceed I guess. Giving others some
> time and then closing the issue.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Vetoshkin Nikita" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: 12/24/2013 6:29 PM
> To: "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: Re: backlog clean-up
> Sorry for interfering, just a thought based on my experience.
> I usually prefer to run over a list of open issues, ask for comments,
> (optionally) wait for a week or two and then close issue saying "Please,
> feel free to reopen the issue if it still persists". I does usually work in
> such environment, when reporters are not interested in your project anymore
> or the issue has gone and they are a bit lazy to tell you that. But if the
> issue does exist and is really itching - they usually come back, reopen and
> clarify there view and answer the questions.
> On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 12:50 PM, Flavio Junqueira <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > There is no concrete procedure afaik. Every now and then one of us
> > goes over the list and cleans it up a bit. One key problem is that
> > sometimes the people who have created the jira or contributed a patch
> > do not responded, so the jira remains open because we shouldn´t
> > resolve or close an issue without reaching agreement on whether it
> > should be closed.
> > Feel free to close issues that you understand as not being a problem,
> > duplicate, etc. In the worst case, we will open it again.
> > -Flavio
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: German Blanco [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 6:34 AM
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Subject: backlog clean-up
> > The project has a large backlogs of JIRAs, but many of them do not
> > reflect issues in the current versions.
> > Wouldn't it make sense to spend a little time closing obsolete JIRAs?
> > E.g. this one:
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ZOOKEEPER-1392
> > Seems to be "Not a problem".
> > May I just go through the list and start resolving those that are
> > Or is there a better procedure to do this?