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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Support page of website - work planned
Date Mon, 19 Dec 2011 18:19:08 GMT
On Dec 19, 2011, at 1:12 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:

> Well on the one hand announcing plans is
> never a bad thing, we don't want to instill
> the idea that work from committers needs
> to be pre-negotiated prior to execution.
> Part of the Apache Way, and in fact the supporting
> version control systems, is to allow concurrent
> activity to proceed largely unimpeded.  Only
> when conflicts happen does there need to be
> a discussion about intentions.
> 
> This "non-coordinated" workflow is what we
> mean when we refer to concepts like CTR or
> JFDI.  It can be a difficult lesson for a
> large group to ultimately adopt, but is something
> we should aspire to at least until it proves
> unsustainable.

I agree.

In this case it was good to pre-announce. It definitely meant people were paying attention
to Jean's first commit in ooo-site.

Regards,
Dave


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>> ________________________________
>> From: J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@googlemail.com>
>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org 
>> Sent: Monday, December 19, 2011 1:06 PM
>> Subject: Re: Support page of website - work planned
>> 
>> On 12/19/11 2:06 AM, Jean Weber wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 11:00, Gavin McDonald<gavin@16degrees.com.au> 
wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Jean Weber [mailto:jeanweber@gmail.com]
>>>>> Sent: Monday, 19 December 2011 10:35 AM
>>>>> To: OOo-dev Apache Incubator
>>>>> Subject: Support page of website - work planned
>>>>> 
>>>>> I am going to update the support page (currently at http://ooo-
>>>>> site.apache.org/support/index.html). FYI, here is what I intend to do.
(If
>>>>> there is a place on the planning wiki for this info, I'll put it there
>>>> too.)
>>>>> 
>>>>> * Check all the links and remove or correct any out of date ones.
>>>>> 
>>>>> * Remove all the third-party or related material marked for OOo 1.x or
OOo
>>>>> 2.x, along with at least one item mis-labelled as "all versions"
>>>>> which is obsolete.
>>>>> 
>>>>> * Update links to, and info about, some of the v3.x books that I know
have
>>>>> later editions than those listed.
>>>>> 
>>>>> * Correct typos.
>>>>> 
>>>>> --Jean
>>>> 
>>>> I believe this is a CTR project (Commit then Review) , and each edit results
>>>> is a commit
>>>> log message so unless it is a major policy change or something you really
>>>> are unsure of,
>>>> I would just go ahead and do the work. Folks will shout if they spot
>>>> anything they think
>>>> warrants further discussion.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks
>>>> 
>>>> Gav...
>>> 
>>> Just going ahead is what I intended, so thanks for the confirmation,
>>> Gav. My note was to alert people who might be thinking of working on
>>> the same page, so they can say, "Oh, good, that's something I don't
>>> need to do; I can just review it when Jean's done." In the interest of
>>> reducing noise on this list, would it be better if I avoided such
>>> messages in future?
>>> 
>> 
>> I think putting a note on the list that you intend to work on a page is 
>> a good idea to avoid duplicate work or to simply organize the work. It 
>> can only help ;-)
>> 
>> Juergen
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> --Jean
>> 
>> 
>> 


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