Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-23 Thread David Thomas
I'm with Aaron here. Addressing over-funded projects should not be even a medium-term thing (unless it looks likely we'll have some sooner). On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 5:48 AM, Stephen Michel wrote: > Good catch; I just read the local time and went with that but they are

Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-23 Thread Stephen Michel
Good catch; I just read the local time and went with that but they are indeed inconsistent. I'll be online shortly and around for most of them, I think. On December 23, 2016 7:14:50 AM EST, Jason Harrer wrote: >> >> >> Would anyone be able to meet tomorrow morning at

Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-23 Thread Jason Harrer
> > > Would anyone be able to meet tomorrow morning at 10am PT, noon ET, > 13:00 UTC? > Confused on time: 10am PT = 1pm ET = 6pm (18:00) UTC. Depending on which exact time you're talking about, I may or may not be able to join the meeting. If it's 10am PT, I have a meeting conflict for my day

Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-22 Thread Aaron Wolf
On 12/22/2016 06:50 PM, Jason Harrer wrote: > Not sure where my comments would fit into the conversation, so please > forgive me in advance for responding on top instead of within the thread. > > I think the topic of next steps is a great idea. I think the topic of > modifying the current logic

Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-22 Thread Jason Harrer
Not sure where my comments would fit into the conversation, so please forgive me in advance for responding on top instead of within the thread. I think the topic of next steps is a great idea. I think the topic of modifying the current logic is rather premature. We don't have enough data to

Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-22 Thread Aaron Wolf
To summarize some IRC thoughts I wrote: I think the appeal of set goals for money and patrons is understandable but problematic. Projects and patrons are *shitty* at determining these things. The majority of patrons will be *wrong* about their predictions about how they'll feel about their budget

Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-22 Thread Aaron Wolf
On 12/22/2016 02:14 PM, Stephen Michel wrote: > Although we need to think beyond MVP, we still need to limit our scope. > I am including the following because it strengthens the argument for > this system. > > Please ONLY discuss it insofar as it relates to "should we adopt the > system?". Do

Re: [Snowdrift-discuss] Let's talk about the mechanism

2016-12-22 Thread Stephen Michel
On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 5:10 PM, Stephen Michel wrote: On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Bryan Richter wrote: Now that the reboot of the site is operational, I think it's time to start at the top and work our way down to our next immediate goals.