[Clipart] ROADMAP towards Milestone 6!!! + RFE
jon at rejon.org
Sat Aug 14 16:50:14 PDT 2004
AGREE WITH YOU ALL ON THE PREVIOUS...
YES, any clipart that is questionable should be blocked or removed...not
referring to questionable content, but copyrighted/trademarked content.
I like the idea of a simple form that could be posted to the bug tracker
as an RFE. Does a brave soul want to take this on? Keeping with our
project, this might even be something as simple as on the frontpage. The
main thing is to ask for the fields asked by mantis, but have a switch
for bugs or feature requests. The user should just be:
Any takers? This is a good intro task for the project...
On Sat, 2004-08-14 at 15:58, Alan Horkan wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Aug 2004, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2004 15:22:16 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: Bryce Harrington <bryce at bryceharrington.com>
> > To: Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org>
> > Cc: clipart-list <clipart at freedesktop.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Clipart] ROADMAP towards Milestone 6!!! + RFE
> > On Sat, 14 Aug 2004, Jon Phillips wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I've just been updating the roadmap for this upcoming release. Remember
> > > we soft-decided to release monthly. Well, we are moving towards the end
> > > of the month and we need folks to sign up for task in helping to
> > > accomplish goals. Please visit here to see:
> > >
> > > http://www.openclipart.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?Roadmap
> we need to exclude the files of dubious legality, I think we have really
> no choice but to consider it a release blocker particularly if we are
> going to encourage distributions to start including us.
> > > Also, how should we track RFE (Feature Requests)? The mantis bug tracker
> > > is for bugs. Should we just have a page on the wiki for NEW FEATURE
> > > REQUESTS? If so, I will add to the site menu and we can move forward.
> > I was thinking we'd use mantis for feature requests too. The one issue
> > is having to require people to sign up for an account, but maybe that's
> > not a big deal? (It gives us a way to contact the user.) Perhaps
> > someone could create a wrapper that presents a simple feature request
> > form to the user, and sends it to mantis via the anonymous account?
> I find it really annoying how sourceforge seperates out feature requests.
> I am glad you are not going to be doing so in this case.
> Chances are people will mail this list with their "ideas" not necessarily
> thinking of them as requests (seems to be how it works with every other
> We should politely request they file a report so that we do not forget the
> suggestion. If they do not file within a day or two and if the idea is
> really good ideally one of us would take the initiative and remind them
> and or file the idea ourselves.
> A Wiki page for requests is not a bad idea so long as it is regularly
> cleared out and good ideas moved to the bug tracker where someone takes
> responsibility for them. It is labour intensive and wont scale well and I
> would much rather encourage people to use the bug tracker but if you are
> willing to do it then it will work.
> I think that it is actually a good idea to keep the minimum barrier that
> some one needs to at least be willing to put their name to a suggestion.
> So often with projects there are completely unintelligable bug reports
> (due to langauge barriers, or just descriptoisn are just too short and
> other issues). If an idea is good then one of us should be willing to put
> our name to it.
> Alan Horkan
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