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Re: JIRA notifications


On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 9:22 AM Maximilian Michels <mxm@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Wes,
> I understand that you want to be up to date with regards to all issues
> in Arrow. I think for a lot of people that won't be the case. They'd
> rather opt-in in or watch individual issues.

Agreed. The hope/intent is that people will see new issues and then
Watch the ones that are relevant so they will receive updates.

> However, it looks like there is no other way to get notified of newly
> created issues; unless you're an admin of the project. So the existing
> setting seems to be fine.
> Good point on the governance aspect of informing everyone on the dev
> list. Frankly, I'm not sure this is an effective way of getting more
> people to maintain JIRA issues.

Do you have other ideas about how to increase engagement on issues?
Ultimately, the issues _are_ the project. Large projects like this
have to be well-organized to properly function, make releases, and so

> -Max
> On 21.11.18 13:07, Wes McKinney wrote:
> > Only new issue notifications are being sent to the mailing list. issues@
> > receives all comments / changes so is at least 10x higher traffic. I get
> > issues@ in my inbox personally because it helps me stay on top of what's
> > going on in all aspects of the project.
> >
> > I think new issues are relevant to general Arrow development. Developers
> > need to see bug reports, feature requests, etc so they can actively
> > participate in the project's governance. Otherwise the work will fall even
> > more disproportionately on the few of us that actively maintain and
> > prioritize the issues than it already does.
> >
> > Of course, people with no interest in the the project issues can filter out
> > issues with "[jira]" in the title into a separate place in their e-mail.
> >
> > Wes
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 21, 2018, 5:58 AM Maximilian Michels <mxm@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >
> >> Hi!
> >>
> >> Do you think it would make sense to send JIRA notifications to a
> >> separate mailing list? Some people just want to casually follow the
> >> mailing list and it requires a filter to delete all the JIRA spam.
> >>
> >> I see there is already an "issues" mailing list which receives the JIRA
> >> notifications:
> >>
> >> What do you think?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Max
> >>
> >