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Re: Catching up with content work on webplatform.org

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:10:06 -0500
Message-ID: <50AAAE3E.4050007@garbee.me>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
1.  A lot of talk achieved.  Progress, I only really know what was 
covered in Telcons.  As far as edits on the wiki it seems to me the 
JavaScript/DOM section have been the most active, but I don't go in 
there much since it is out of my scope of knowledge so I could be wrong.

2. As far as project management software, I have been trying to figure 
something out for us in the long-run.  I am actually kinda rebooting 
that conversation in a day or two if I can get around to finishing this 
email about it.  We started with a few things in mind and things just 
got added-on from there.  We really need to restart with less-vague 
goals in mind.  For now though, I think we are resorting to really using 
Bugzilla on W3 to try and track major content edits and additions to 
keep things at least somewhere.

3. For content that needs attention, I don't really know.  I'm focusing 
right now on a proposal for redoing a section I am thinking could be 
better.  More on that in another thread later this week.


On 11/19/2012 4:42 PM, Chris Mills wrote:
> Hi all,
> I realise I have been appallingly absent from WPD activities in the last 5 weeks, and for that, I apologise. I have been traveling constantly, and finding it nigh on impossible to find the time to get up to speed with the project again. But now I'm back home for a good while, I want to change that.
> We can probably have a good discussion about this at the next meeting, but for now I want to ask about the following topics.
> 1. What have we achieved in the last few weeks? What is the easiest way to look at progress?
> 2. It seems to me like this project really needs a project manager to pull things together and keep on top of it all. Until we find a better one, I'd like to offer my services at doing this. What I really want to do is work directly on content, but I think this is more important. Basically, I think I would:
> * Build a schedule for sorting out existing content, styling and infrastructure tasks for us to try to stick to. I met with Jeff Jaffe (W3C CEO the other week, and he is very anxious to see a more concrete progress indication)
> * Identify critical problems to work on
> * Kick some ass, and encourage people to get to work
> * Help to organise and coordinate doc sprints.
> * Look into future features/content, and when we might want to look to start introducing them.
> 3. I want to get people's feelings on this whole thing. What needs most attention right now?
> Many thanks,
> Chris Mills
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