On Jun 14, 4:58 pm, Caroline Maynard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > Caroline, would > > you be prepared to commit what you think the various important things > > to get right are to a page up on the web site a osoa.org? If you don't > > have time to do this I could extract thoughts from the email archive > > and document but would be good to get a brain dump. > > What we're talking about here is not really release process but > development process. I'm certainly not intending to stand up for big > cumbersome processes. To my mind, prompt management of Tuscany defects > according to >their< rules is a basic courtesy to the Tuscany developers > who are kind enough to to help us, that's all. > > OTOH, this test-driven development thing was my personal response to the > confused state that I alone had let the bug tracker get into, which took > me a few days to disentangle. I would really like the team to stick with > it even now that Matthew is working on SDO as well as SCA, because I do > believe that a smaller amount of work earlier will save us more time > later, and reduce the number of unwanted side-effects that we see. > > Documenting how the project is run is a big undertaking. I think it > would be a Good Thing, and to be authoritative, one that all the > projects leads would need to take part in. It just so happens that I > have on my desk right now a copy of Karl Fogel(my hero)'s book Producing > Open Source Software, and he points to the Hacker's Guide to Subversion > (http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/www/hacking.html) as a good > example of project guidelines (well he would say that, wouldn't he?). > Would you like me to create a wiki page with the subheadings defined in > that document? If everyone likes that idea, then I promise to contribute > some stuff under some of the subheadings. (For more, see > http://producingoss.com/en/written-rules.html- I love that man).
I had a positive response from Simon on this, but between us we only represent half of the current committers :-( I think I would be wasting my time starting a project charter unless there is more buy-in - I would just be <insert vulgar expression here/ >. Not sure how to interpret silence, but indifference will kill it as effectively as hostility. --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "phpsoa" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.co.uk/group/phpsoa?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---