[OpenLayers-Dev] Spending Sponsorship Money
John R. Frank
john.frank at metacarta.com
Thu Oct 23 16:17:29 EDT 2008
> quantifying results may only serve to divert rather than focus
Yes, metrics tend to steer groups, so they should only be used if that
kind of steering is desired.
> Good point, though: T-shirts? Cute, yes, but maybe not the best use of
> our time or money. Code sprints, on the other hand? If we can come up
> with a compelling agenda and use a code sprint to deliver on that
> agenda, that's another thing entirely.
Whether it is an "agenda" or "over arching goal" or "metric" or "purpose",
my point is simply that there should be a clear _end_ stated for the
funds. T-shirts and such are not an end in themselves. :-)
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