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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: AOO timeline of accomplishments
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:51:14 GMT
On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Donald Whytock <dwhytock@gmail.com> wrote:
> Did you want to do a low-bandwidth version also?  That graphic didn't
> make it through my company's firewall.  Though I could view it on my
> phone.
>

Hmmm.... The  image is only 126 KB.  So not unusually large.

But it is a PNG.  I could do it as a JPEG and it would be smaller.

-Rob

> Don
>
> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 5:09 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 10:50 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>> I am working on a blog post that will feature a timeline showing what
>>> we have accomplished since the project has started.  Obviously a
>>> timeline is based on dates and events.  The ones have so far are here.
>>>
>>
>> Here is what I have so far:
>>
>> http://www.robweir.com/AOO.png
>>
>> As you can see, I'm classifying the milestones in three buckets.
>> These, of course, are debatable. There is a lot of cross-over effects.
>>  The enablement of a new server by Infrastructure has implications for
>> the community, as well as for development, and development is part of,
>> not different than the community, etc.  I get that.  But I think this
>> is an effective way to show what we've done in terms of server
>> migration, code work, and growing the community. A little color
>> doesn't hurt either.  The distinctions are artificial, but when you
>> think of it, even our quarterly Board reports use similar categories.
>>
>> In any case, I'd love more events and dates.  For example, our 3.4
>> release notes are full of enhancements.  I'd love to list some more,
>> which I would, if I had dates.
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>>> Any errors that pop out?
>>>
>>> Any additional accomplishments I should highlight in the timeline?
>>>
>>> Some times I am missing dates for include:
>>>
>>> date Japanese list started
>>> date Italian list started
>>>
>>> (has German list started?)
>>>
>>> dates for milestones with the freeBSD and OS/2 ports
>>>
>>> Probably missing some buildbots
>>>
>>> Missing date for "copyleft" free milestone?
>>>
>>> Any others?
>>>
>>> It looks really cool seeing this plotted graphically.   We've
>>> accomplished quite a lot.
>>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
>>>
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