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 <mjw...@gmail.com> 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 <mwa...@apache.org> 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. > > >