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Re: Organizing milestones

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 18:10:32 +0200
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Hi Karen,

Indeed it seems we can't have sub-milestones. I would say, considering that milestones are temporal in nature, we can perhaps lump all 'things' that are due for one date about one stream of work under one milestone? For example: "Progress on Profile Guidance FPWD - October F2F". That would allow to keep fine-grained work items as issues (my intuition is that e.g. the discussion on outlines fits rather the level of issues than milestones).

But I can live with both #1 and #2. And again, I can live with the wiki if we feel it's simpler :)



On 25/07/18 17:25, Karen Coyle wrote:
> I'm happy to use the github milestones, although I need some advice.
> The milestones as currently set up are very broad - e.g. FPWD level.
>>From what I understand, milestones link to issues and pull requests. I
> don't see a way to do sub-milestones (anyone?), so it seems that we have
> two choices:
> 1) broad milestones with the specific tasks as github issues
>   - Milestone: Profile Guidance FPWD
>   -- Issues:
>   ---- Document profileDesc
>   ---- Bring possible document outlines to plenary
> 2) Both broad and specific milestones
>   - Milestone: Profile Guidance FPWD
>   - Milestone: Document profileDesc
>   - Milestone: Decision on profile description by plenary
>   - Milestone: Bring possible document outlines to plenary
> The advantage that I see of #2 is that there are things that could be
> milestones (Decision on ...) that may not be useful as issues. But I
> think we can work with either one, so let me know what you all think.
> Thanks Antoine.
> kc
> p.s. Oddly, it doesn't seem that github registers who created a
> milestone. Did I miss that? IN any case, the milestone description for
> profile guidance needs to change because it includes aspects that we
> haven't agreed yet. I'll do that.
> On 7/24/18 2:08 PM, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> In today's call Karen took an action to organize milestone for the
>> profile work on the wiki. I've said that we had started on github and
>> maybe that could be re-used.
>> I want to repeat here that I've got no objection to using the wiki. But
>> the github milestones are still there and could be extended/refined if
>> Karen judges them useful:
>> https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/milestones
>> Cheers,
>> Antoine
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