I have reviewed the patch, and it looks good to me.
I initially had concerns about the http link for the open issue query. Part of the attached patch changes resources.xml, and the link to list open JIRA issues against XalanJ2 would turn into:
The parameters passed on the end of this URL are:
I had a concern about the resolutionIds value. resolutionIds=1 is for Open issues, but resoutionIds=-1 seems to be for issues that are not closed, which is different and probably better looking at issues that are only in "Open" status.
Patch looks good.