The contribution workflow using Jira is longer and more painful than the
workflow using GitHub issues. This is not a big deal for large
contributions but it adds up when you make a lot of small contributions.
Creating a Jira account and using Jira is also a roadblock for Apache
newbies. We should make it as easy as possible to contribute to Accumulo.

On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 3:46 PM, Michael Wall <> wrote:

> While I love github issues, I do have concerns about 2 separate issue
> tracking systems.  Can you elaborate on what you are trying to solve?
> Let's make sure we give everyone time to discuss before making this change.
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 3:31 PM Mike Walch <> wrote:
> > I want to enable GitHub issues for Accumulo's repos. This is not to
> replace
> > JIRA but to give contributors more options for issue tracking. Unless
> there
> > are objections, I will create an infra ticket this week.
> >

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