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From Jacques Le Roux <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: OfBiz workflow
Date Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:41:57 GMT
Atlassian provides graciously tools like Jira and Confluence to the ASF.
Did you know that Jira underneath uses the OFBiz Entity Engine?

Jacques

Le 19/09/2014 18:20, Ted Byers a écrit :
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Ron Wheeler
> <rwheeler@artifact-software.com> wrote:
>> They are suggesting that you will use the one that OFBiz already has for
>> that purpose.
>> Nothing new to do. Just create the module identification and then the issues
>> that you need in order to define the work on the Workflow project.
>>
> I am suggesting nothing of the sort.  Rather, I am just curious as to
> who pays for the use of this particular commercial product.  And, I am
> curious as to what open source alternatives exist and how they
> compare.
>
> As a software engineer, I HATE reinventing the wheel.  Thus, if I were
> involved in OFBiz much earlier in its development, I would have
> suggested facilitating use of it WITH SugarCRM (or it's competitor,
> whose name I have quite forgotten at the moment), instead of
> developing a whole new contact management system within OFBiz, and for
> content management, I would have suggested facilitating use of OFBiz
> WITH Wordpress, again instead of developing a whole new content
> management system.  But then, if the available options for particular
> tasks is deemed wanting for whatever reason, I'd have no objection to
> the development of new code, either to try to use these (obviously
> open source) products while adding code to address perceived
> deficiencies or to create a competitor de novo (there are sometimes
> good reasons for doing this too).
>
> But, in this present context, I am only interested in the cost of the
> present practice, and who pays, and the decision making process that
> led to use of jira instead of the alternatives (if there are viable
> alternatives).  Understanding this may well inform my own decisions in
> the not too distant future.
>
> I am not, at present, interested in recommending changing anything,
> especially if those who are actually doing the work are happy with
> what is presently in place.
>
> Cheers
>
> Ted
>
>> Rn
>>
>> On 19/09/2014 11:34 AM, Ted Byers wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Adrian Crum
>>> <adrian.crum@sandglass-software.com> wrote:
>>>> Typically, this sort of thing is done in Jira - which provides a set of
>>>> collaboration tools and a means for voting on the change.
>>>>
>>> Jira is proprietary; so who pays for it?  Or, is it free for open
>>> source projects, non-profit organizations or educational institutions?
>>>    Is there not an open source equivalent?
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Ted
>>>
>>>> Adrian Crum
>>>> Sandglass Software
>>>> www.sandglass-software.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 9/19/2014 2:17 PM, Ron Wheeler wrote:
>>>>> I would suggest an virtual meeting as an alternative so that the team
>>>>> can decide on scope, initial tasks, priorities and project management
>>>>> structure.
>>>>> This should be followed by a note to the ML summarizing the discussion
>>>>> and decisions taken and could include an invitation to others to
>>>>> participate.
>>>>>
>>>>> This might save several weeks of dancing on the ML.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ron
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 19/09/2014 8:00 AM, Pierre Smits wrote:
>>>>>> Varun044,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The path is to work together with the contributors who pledged their
>>>>>> willingness to work on this. These are:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>       - Hans Bakker
>>>>>>       - Mohd Viqar
>>>>>>       - Rong Nguyen
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The best place to do this is discuss it in this mailing list.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Pierre Smits
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>*
>>>>>> Services & Solutions for Cloud-
>>>>>> Based Manufacturing, Professional
>>>>>> Services and Retail & Trade
>>>>>> http://www.orrtiz.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 1:54 PM, varun044 <varun044@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks you for the prompt reply Pierre.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> So, if I have to implement workflow in ofbiz now, which is the
best
>>>>>>> path?
>>>>>>> Should I check into Activiti?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If you have some resources on the same, kindly share.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks again!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> View this message in context:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://ofbiz.135035.n4.nabble.com/OfBiz-workflow-tp4655455p4655462.html
>>>>>>> Sent from the OFBiz - User mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Ron Wheeler
>> President
>> Artifact Software Inc
>> email: rwheeler@artifact-software.com
>> skype: ronaldmwheeler
>> phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102
>>
>
>


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