Re: [Banshee-List] making and maintaining a roadmap?
- From: Gabriel Burt <gabriel burt gmail com>
- To: banshee-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Banshee-List] making and maintaining a roadmap?
- Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 13:35:32 -0800
Great, I hereby put you in charge of it, then. :) Feel free to
delegate/rope people into helping you.
Can you e-mail me off-list the username you want for the website?
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 1:14 PM, Michael Martin-Smucker
<mlmartin13 gmail com> wrote:
> A roadmap was something that I definitely would have been interested in when
> I was just updating from one stable Banshee release to the next. Now that I
> subscribe to all the bug reports and read commit logs, a list of future
> features wouldn't be as exciting for me to read, but I'd be glad to help
> maintain it so it's there for others.
> Also, since my coding skills are progressing terribly slowly, no coding time
> would be lost if I would help maintain a document like this. ;) If
> developers/people-who-know-what's-up feed me with specific information, I
> can keep it organized in a user-accessible document. (Also, I think the
> website would be the first place most people would look for this kind of
> information, but I'll do whatever you think is best.)
> Let me know; I'm happy to help out however I can.
> gabaug wrote:
>> Hey everybody,
>> I recently blogged about the schedule for the upcoming releases
>> (http://gburt.blogspot.com/2010/01/banshee-release-schedule.html) and
>> got some feeback suggesting we maintain a Roadmap to make it easier
>> for others to have a sense of what's coming up.
>> We've used roadmaps a few times in the past, which has worked out
>> alright. But it takes quite a bit of effort to maintain, it's often
>> duplication of what's in bugzilla or on the list. And it can give
>> people an unreasonable expectation about when features might land,
>> when the reality is it's very uncertain - based on developers'
>> interest, time, etc.
>> Anybody have thoughts? Anybody feel like stepping up and maintaining
>> such a document? It could be in the form of a page on the website, or
>> it could be in the form of a series of blog posts, similar to
>> Bertrand's Pending Patches Periodicals, or perhaps something else.
>> All the best,
>> banshee-list mailing list
>> banshee-list gnome org
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