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From Hyukjin Kwon <>
Subject Re: PSA: JIRA resolutions and meanings
Date Sat, 08 Oct 2016 13:53:18 GMT
I am uncertain too. It'd be great if these are documented too.

FWIW, in my case, I privately asked and told Sean first that I am going to
look though the JIRAs
and resolve some via the suggested conventions from Sean.
(Definitely all blames should be on me if I have done something terribly

2016-10-08 22:37 GMT+09:00 Cody Koeninger <>:

> That makes sense, thanks.
> One thing I've never been clear on is who should be allowed to resolve
> Jiras.  Can I go clean up the backlog of Kafka Jiras that weren't created
> by me?
> If there's an informal policy here, can we update the wiki to reflect it?
> Maybe it's there already, but I didn't see it last time I looked.
> On Oct 8, 2016 4:10 AM, "Sean Owen" <> wrote:
> That flood of emails means several people (Xiao, Holden mostly AFAICT)
> have been updating the status of old JIRAs. Thank you, I think that really
> does help.
> I have a suggested set of conventions I've been using, just to bring some
> order to the resolutions. It helps because JIRA functions as a huge archive
> of decisions and the more accurately we can record that the better. What do
> people think of this?
> - Resolve as Fixed if there's a change you can point to that resolved the
> issue
> - If the issue is a proper subset of another issue, mark it a Duplicate of
> that issue (rather than the other way around)
> - If it's probably resolved, but not obvious what fixed it or when, then
> Cannot Reproduce or Not a Problem
> - Obsolete issue? Not a Problem
> - If it's a coherent issue but does not seem like there is support or
> interest in acting on it, then Won't Fix
> - If the issue doesn't make sense (non-Spark issue, etc) then Invalid
> - I tend to mark Umbrellas as "Done" when done if they're just containers
> - Try to set Fix version
> - Try to set Assignee to the person who most contributed to the
> resolution. Usually the person who opened the PR. Strong preference for
> ties going to the more 'junior' contributor
> The only ones I think are sort of important are getting the Duplicate
> pointers right, and possibly making sure that Fixed issues have a clear
> path to finding what change fixed it and when. The rest doesn't matter much.

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