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Re: Migrating Subversion issues to ...

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2015 08:10:33 -0500

Well, the noformat in the test import looks just fine. It works, may as
well leave that. ... But end the work there. I'm with Mark: having the
issues in JIRA is *way* more important than further refinements and the
time involved.

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> If what Johan says is all true (which I assume it is) then why not just do
> a straight-up migration of issues and let things be proportional? You
> could then manually correct the parts of descriptions or comments that
> would be better be formatted differently ... but only if someone cares
> enough.
>
> If it is an old closed issue, who would even care?
>
> Anyway, it just seems like new issues moving forward will be proportional
> font except where people choose to change format, so why not do same for
> history? Especially given that it seems easier.
>
> Mark
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 6:07 AM, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 11:59 AM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
>> > 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:
>> >
>> https://developer.atlassian.com/docs/getting-started/set-up-the-atlassian-plugin-sdk-and-build-a-project
>> >
>>
>> I think we're almost there: I don't think we need a custom renderer or
>> plugin. Apparently, we can get what we want by enclosing everything
>> coming from bugzilla within: {noformat:nopanel=true}
>>
>> That way, we still have the option of using the normal rendering for
>> new issues (or even editing old issues to move "nicer parts" out of
>> the noformat block), and only put inside a noformat block the things
>> which really need to be monospaced.
>>
>> See here for an example:
>>
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TST-210?focusedCommentId=14747248&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#comment-14747248
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Johan
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks
>
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
>
Received on 2015-09-16 15:11:01 CEST

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