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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: Feedback on the CMS
Date Fri, 11 May 2012 18:32:06 GMT

On May 11, 2012, at 11:29 AM, Dave Fisher wrote:

> Hi Joe,
> On May 11, 2012, at 11:18 AM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
>> With 1100 builds so far the ooo-site CMS instance
>> is only 350 builds behind as the
>> most-used CMS tree so far.  I monitor the CMS logs
>> daily to evaluate usage and this project publishes
>> about as often as all our other projects combined,
>> which really makes me wonder where we'd be here if
>> the org had never created the CMS in the first place.
> I wonder too, but it would have been very painful.
> The enhancements made to the build process over the last year have made this use possible.
>> The ooo-site is far and away the largest instance at
>> over 9GB total.  The reason I'm writing here is to
>> ask general questions about user satisfaction with
>> the CMS:
>> 1) Is there any aspect of the CMS that needs immediate
>>   improvement?
> I would like read_text_file to be able to handle BOM characters without issue.
>> 2) Are you satisfied with the workflow, or are there areas
>>   that could stand improvement?
> Pretty much am.
>> 3) Is there anything that should be done to encourage more
>>   users who are not committers to use the CMS to submit patches
>>   to the list?
> Direct submission of the patch to BZ or JIRA including name, etc.
> Configured on a project by project basis.
>> 4) Are there any UI features you'd like to see implemented,
>>   either in the web interface or the publication script?
> Warnings when
> (a) a staging build is in process.
> (b) when the  change is in lib or templates and might require more than an instant to

(c) when there are unpublished staged changes and who is responsible. This allows co-ordination.


>> Thanks in advance for taking the time to answer a few of these!
> You're welcome.
> Regards,
> Dave

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