It is not linked. Anyone can create a Jira account. Glenn has admin rights for the FOP project in Jira and he needs to add you as a developer so that you can "resolve" issues.
On 1/26/15 10:28 PM, Luca Furini wrote:
One last question (please be patient :-) ): how is my newly created Jira account "linked" to the apache one? Will I have to configure something (once my commit access is in order)?