Koko in KDEReview

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Tue May 4 20:13:51 BST 2021

On Wed, 5 May 2021, 7:02 am Nate Graham, <nate at kde.org> wrote:

> On 5/4/21 12:57 PM, Alexander Semke wrote:
> > Jira can do all of this, except of the tight integration with GitLab out
> of
> > the box maybe, and even more. I'm heavily using Jira at work on the
> daily base
> > and it's a very reliable and feature-rich tool for project management and
> > issue tracking. Many open source communities are using Jira, also Qt.
> >
> > If we try to have an open mind and are also ok with closed source
> software
> > that is offering its service for open source projects, should we
> consider Jira
> > as well?
> >
> > https://www.atlassian.com/software/views/open-source-license-request
> I don't think we can consider that kind of thing, or else we would be
> using GitLab EE (which is offered for free to FOSS projects) rather than
> GitLab CE.

Nate is correct here, as a matter of policy we only run software that is

> FWIW I used Jira a lot professionally before my KDE days and am not a
> big fan of it. My experience with it was that it was slow, confusing,
> buggy, and ate my text a lot. Maybe it's better now, I dunno.
> Nate


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