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Josef Assad josef.assad at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 23:20:40 UTC 2007

On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 22:53:16 -0700
Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 04:35:50PM -0400, Josef Assad wrote:
> > 
> > On Tue, 19 Jun 2007 15:54:13 -0700
> > Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> > 
> > - Are there disclosure issues around listing projects on the wiki?
> > (when there's concrete work in plain sight to be done, things often
> > pick up steam faster!)
> There might be for some projects, but for the majority of them, I do
> not think so.  But this should be asked on a case-by-case basis per
> company.


> And I doubt that much needs to be added to the wiki for each project,
> the majority of work should be done through email, as checking a range
> of web pages for status, doesn't scale very well :)


> > - Does it make any sense to require or suggest common working
> > formats at any level?
> Sure, we can suggest a format.  Here's what I use at my day job, and
> it works well:
> It's a very simple format and allows a lot of range for interpretation
> which is always a good thing :)

Keeping it simple, possibly one higher level (red/green) assigned by
you or a (designated?) peer indicating overall status (red if project
manager or developer got run over by a bus and there'ß no reports
forthcoming and spotty progress)? How does that sound? Just so we can
spot any laggy individual projects early.

A mockup:

Might provide a nice at-a-glance for the overall success of the

> > - The kind of approaches we have been seeing on your end Greg, how
> > work-ready are they?
> So far, they have all been totally different, no patterns have
> emerged, unfortunatly.

That's fair enough.

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