[Bro-Dev] Moving to GitHub?

Johanna Amann johanna at icir.org
Fri May 18 09:37:51 PDT 2018

I am also more in favor of starting clean and manually letting people 
move tickets that they think are important over.

But - currently there is a lot in the tracker that are nice to have or 
potential problems that I do not ever see getting addressed.


On 18 May 2018, at 9:17, Slagell, Adam J wrote:

> On May 18, 2018, at 11:11 AM, Robin Sommer 
> <robin at icir.org<mailto:robin at icir.org>> wrote:
> What I was envisioning is more or less a clean slate: we'd migrate
> over a few tickets, but essentially we'd start with an empty list. I
> realize that sounds pretty harsh. However, I hardly ever see any
> activity on older tickets in JIRA, and I generally believe that the
> less open tickets a tracker has, the easier it is for people to
> understand what's actually relevant and worth spending cycles on.
> Tagging tickets may help, but in the end if everybody just filters 95%
> out all the time anyways, I'm not sure what the value is.
> That said, I'm open to a real porting effort if people do believe it's
> helpful to get all the JIRA tickets into GitHub. What do others think?
> Start clean for BIT. Unless it is marked critical, I don’t think it 
> needs to go over. If people have tickets of their own they want to 
> move over, it should not be too hard to manually recreate a couple.
> And after BroCon I think we kill the Jira and wiki completely. We 
> should be done with the project management and event tickets by then.
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