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Re: Migrating Subversion issues to ...

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:12:39 +0200

On 15 September 2015 at 11:59, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:
> Hi All,
Thanks for moving this discussion to the list!

> Here at the hackathon in Berlin we are discussing issue trackers, and more
> particular how we should eventually move our issues to ASF infrastructure.
> An old TODO.
> Ivan just converted the data of the much smaller Serf issuetracker to Jira
> for the Apache Serf project, and he offers to perform the migration for
> Subversion too.
> I think we really have 3 options:
> [ ] Keep our issues on Tigris
> [ ] Migrate our issues to a new Bugzilla instance hosted by ASF infra
> [ ] Migrate to the standard ASF Jira installation
Migration to ASF Jira instalation seems to be best option for me: JIRA
is very flexible and have nicer interface.

I've performed test migrations of Subversion issues to JIRA in the
past and the only problem is that currently issues on tigris.org uses
monospaced formatting for description and comments. JIRA by default
uses proportional fonts and ascii graphics looks bad with such fonts.

One option to resolve this would be create JIRA plugin with very
simple "field renderer" that uses monospaced font. Field renderer is
configured per project, so it's technically possible to use it on
shared ASF JIRA installation. The only question is whether ASF infra
allow us to install such simple plugin (or develop it for us?).

Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2015-09-15 12:13:11 CEST

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