[Libreoffice-qa] Minutes - QA Call 03/08/2013

Joel Madero jmadero.dev at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 10:25:31 PDT 2013

Time Begin: 1405
Present: Florian, Joel, Joren, Petr, Robinson

Pending Action Items
     +AGREED: Current text is good for 1st comment to be added to all 
NEEDINFO bugs which have not had activity for 6+ months.
     +AGREED: This week we will start process
     +ACTION: Joel will be responsible for mass bug changes this round, 
he will do test with ~20 bugs to make sure system works, then move 
forward with the rest of them
         -Will email developer list to let developers know the data/time 
that change will occur
         -AGREED: Temporary whiteboard status to monitor bugs that are 
mass commented on

*Bug Submission Assistant (Localized French)
     +Update from Rob is that most technical work is done, some minor 
translation is ongoing from Sophie

*Realistic Goals
     +New wiki page discussed in “NEW ACTION ITEMS”

*Funding Wishlist
     +Need update from Bjoern about status of netbooks
         -If netbooks are approved: ACTION: Joel will write up proposal 
for how we go about determining if someone is eligible to get one

*Triage Contest
     +AGREED: Timeline looks good, plan to do contest June 20th – July 5th
     +Any notes about rules can be sent to Joel via email
     +ACTION: Joel will work on rough draft of rules over the next few 
     +Ideas for prizes
        -Hoodies, T-Shirts, Mug, laptop case

*Wiki Pages
     +Joren has merged and cleaned QA-Team page
         - https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/QA_Team

New Action Items
     +Prioritized Bugs
         -AGREE: Somehow being able to determine what bugs have been 
prioritized by QA is a good thing
         -A lot of discussion about using QA field or new whiteboard 
status – pros and cons discussed
         -Lead to discussion about what QA contact means, some 
disagreement and acknowledging pros/cons of different ideas
         -AGREED: Move conversation back to mailing list to try to find 
best solution, aim to have final vote next meeting.
         -ACTION: Joel will start thread back up from Rainer's previous 

     +Verified – WORKSFORME
         -AGREED: Makes a lot of sense to have this, original reporter 
can confirm that a bug indeed WFM by setting status to VERIFIED – 
         -AGREED: If QA member sets bug to WFM they should leave a 
comment explaining that if reporter can verify to change status, if they 
cannot, to reopen as UNCONFIRMED

         -Using signature could be good if it invites users to 
contribute to LibreOffice through multiple avenues such as QA, 
marketing, developing, and explains that run by a team of volunteers. 
Also a pointer to good bug reporting (reproducible steps, good 

     +New wiki page to track QA projects
         - https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA_Projects
         -Everyone welcometo add projects, idea is that if someone 
leaves QA, their projects will continue for others to work on

     +Team Page
         - https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/QA_Team
         -Everyone who wishes to be included in “QA Team” should add 
name to this list

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