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Re: Migrating Subversion issues to ...

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:59:47 +0200

On 16 September 2015 at 11:32, Stefan Hett <stefan_at_egosoft.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>>> Speaking about Ivan's suggested monospace-renderer-plugin and the concern
>>> that it might break with a future version of JIRA: My experience with
>>> JIRA
>>> (which dates back to around 2005 I guess) is that Atlassian is quite
>>> reluctant with introducing changes which break plugins. So it's quite
>>> rare
>>> that that a plugin which works in 6.0 breaks during the 6.x releases.
>>> Things
>>> are slightly different when the major version numbers change, but then
>>> this
>>> only happens every 2 years or so. Hence the maintenance work for such a
>>> plugin should be considered quite low in the general case.
>>> On the other side Atlassian requires plugin developers to maintain and
>>> test
>>> their plugins on a regular basis (so they are still ensured to be
>>> compatible
>>> with later versions).
>>> If that's some concern and there is some help wanted/needed, I'd be
>>> willing
>>> to offer Ivan a hand with the maintenance work on his plugin (if that
>>> would
>>> help). As a test environment I'd provide my own JIRA instance, so that
>>> would
>>> not add much workload to me.
>> Thanks for offering help, but I already have test JIRA instance at my
>> office that I used for Serf project issues migration.
>> Btw do you have any experience in writing JIRA plugins? Writing
>> monospaced (preformated) text render would be big help.
> Unfortunately not at all, otherwise I would have offered to do so.
> While I do have some decent knowledge of Java due to my studies, I haven't
> been coding in Java for several years now and don't even have a development
> environment set-up for that.
I also don't have Java environment, while I developed several plugins
more then 10 years ago.
Link to the Atlassian tutorial if ever want to learn it:

Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2015-09-16 12:00:22 CEST

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