[Incubator] proposal: update project status template
sunburned.surveyor at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 13:18:33 PDT 2014
Any more thoughts on the docs simplification???
On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 9:02 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
> This draft is slightly better at starting off new projects, and is
> explicit about the evaluation criteria.
> However I would be happy to table this motion, if you would like to offer
> an alternate.
> Jody Garnett
> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 6:45 AM, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> Hi Jody,
>> I've just had a read through the project status template, (sorry for the
>> delay), and question the need for it at all.
>> * There is significant overlap between the status template and the
>> Graduation Checklist.
>> * Ideally, we should simplify our docs, such that they reference each
>> other and hence we don't maintain the same thing in two places, resulting
>> in docs getting out of sync, and people getting confused about where to
>> look for things. (KISS principle)
>> I'd suggest that for project status we should just ask people to compare
>> against the Graduation Checklist.
>> On 6/04/14 9:21 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
>> I propose we update our project status template<http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/statustemplate.html>with the contents of the following draft:
>> * http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Project_Status_Draft
>> Inspiration for change:
>> * We had the request to tone down the emphasis on use of system admin
>> committee resources from the initial document<http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/statustemplate.html>
>> * Combine the original status template<http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/statustemplate.html>and evaluation
>> criteria <http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/evaluation.html>documents
>> * start of incubation for new projects distinct from the final checklist<http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/project_graduation_checklist.html>
>> Jody Garnett
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