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Transfer issues between repositories as a non-admin member

I would like to express my appreciation for the new issue transfer feature ([1][2], [3]).

 

According to [3] a project member has to be an administrator of both repositories involved in the issue transfer.

 

This is a problem for the Apache Cordova project as discussed in [4].

 

I would like to request a smooth way for a non-admin member to use this kind of a feature on GitHub.

 

I completely understand that there is a GitHub issue mover bot ([5]) that could act as a workaround, would like to see the more seamless solution if possible.

 

In case this issue is on the wrong board I would appreciate some direction which board I should post this request on.

 

Thanks to GitHub in advance for your consideration.

 

[1] https://github.community/t5/How-to-use-Git-and-GitHub/Feature-Request-Ability-to-move-Github-Issue-t...

[2] https://blog.github.com/changelog/2018-10-30-issue-transfer/

[3] https://help.github.com/articles/transferring-an-issue-to-another-repository/

[4] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-17671

[5] https://github-issue-mover.appspot.com/

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Re: Transfer issues between repositories as a non-admin member

Hi @brodybits,

 

Thanks very much for taking the time to write this feedback!  I've logged your feature request in our internal feature request list. Though I can't guarantee anything or share a timeline for this, I can tell you that it's been shared with the appropriate teams for consideration.

 

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Cheers!

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Message 3 of 3

Re: Transfer issues between repositories as a non-admin member

Now I have the same issue:
I am a committer of apache dubbo ,  so I have write  permissions of the two repositories: [1] and [2] ,
but not admin permissions , so I can't transfer a issue between them . 
https://github.com/apache/incubator-dubbo [1]
https://github.com/apache/incubator-dubbo-admin [2]

 

I think the apache projects using github all have this issue.