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Re: Project Management update.

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:35:55 -0500
Message-ID: <CANQy2y3Jqh2YMB9bWRvpXnCgnLH9nsUdig=8W6qUw0LXOYiUtA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
So, this is about to get inceptiony. Due to a bug in the current ACL setup
for TBG, the "General" settings actually don't work as they should. :P So
each project's permissions need to be manually set, which makes creating
them more time consuming then I originally estimated. It won't be too bad
though, just need to take them on one at a time compared to rushing through
creating them all at once as initially planned.

Now, time for inception. I went ahead (completely without asking anyone)
and setup a project for tracking issues with the bug genie install (yes,
you can burn me at the stake for not asking, but let's do that after it is
all configured.) It is public and located here (
http://project.webplatform.org/prmg .) The "prmg" in the URL is for
"Project Management" and the actual title is "Project Management System."
So, for any issues or questions about using the system, just post in there.
There is one issue in particular currently which is about the import of the
current projects located here (
http://project.webplatform.org/prmg/issues/PRMG-2 .) It has the list I am
going to import the current projects in. Please comment if you have any
suggestions or problems with the import order.

Thanks,
-Garbee


On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 1:43 PM, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> wrote:

> Looking good, Garbee!
> +Scott
>
>
>
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>wrote:
>
>> So, here we are. The Bug Genie is installed at
>> http://project.webplatform.org ! It is currently empty, so don't go
>> rushing over just yet. I'm finishing up a project that I have been caught
>> up in for about a month now within the next two days. So, Tuesday or
>> Wednesday will be when I begin configuring our TBG install.
>>
>> I'm estimating that should take me about two work days to get done and
>> test, perhaps three if I end up getting confused in the ACL (which is
>> pretty easy to do.) After that I will begin importing the issues from the
>> current Bugzilla repo into the new system. This will be done one component
>> per day to try and not burn myself out in the move and to try and do some
>> extra cleanup as well. As each component's move is completed I will update
>> the list to know to start using TBG for those issues. As far as the order
>> of the move, I will email out the order they will be done the day I start,
>> needless to say Content and Infrastructure are on the top of my list.
>>
>> Probably the biggest question, support/documentation for TBG. This, isn't
>> a good answer I'm afraid. There is very little documentation on TBG's
>> actual usage. So at first, it really is just ask me any questions you have
>> via any method you can (coming to my house excluded, my dogs like to bark
>> at new visitors and it drives me nuts.) I will work on documenting the
>> actual usage of TBG first for us. Once that documentation is completed I
>> will work on documenting administration aspects of usage.
>>
>> If anyone has any specific questions about this process, please just let
>> me know.
>>
>> Thanks for your time,
>> -Garbee
>>
>>
>
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