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Re: Project Management update.

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:24:05 -0500
Message-ID: <CANQy2y2G8EMBO5xN-GzzLBaZGhZduh-4ppX2--LMFLT-a-xfWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Ok, the infrastructure project should be configured for issue submissions.
Just know that uploads are not yet configured, so if you need to actually
attach a file then you should host it somewhere like Google Drive or
Skydrive and make it public and link to it for now.

-Garbee


On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me> wrote:

> The new system, I'll get the infrastructure project configured in about 15
> minutes if it isn't already.
>
> Before filing again, do make sure that you are using the "remember me for
> 180 days" checkbox. If you don't then the cookie does have a very low
> lifespan. I think we actually should increase it to a few days.
>
> If there is something around not related to the actual lifetime of the
> cookie, then that is prime for reporting.
>
> Thanks,
> -Garbee
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Garbee,
>>
>> Apparently the infamous Session Bug somehow got closed in Bugzilla. But
>> it is still a big problem. I need to re-file two bugs related to this. Do I
>> use the new system or the old Bugzilla?
>>
>> +Scott
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 5:22 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>wrote:
>>
>>> The Content component import is finished! You should now be able to use
>>> the Content project [1] within the new solution to keep track of things.
>>> Once again, if you have any issues using the new install or have any
>>> questions, you can post them in the Project Management System project [2]
>>> or get in touch with me any other way you can and I can help you out.
>>>
>>> Some things are currently left in the component on Bugzilla. This is
>>> because they are going to be put into different projects which don't exist
>>> yet. So hang tight if you want to talk about one that is left sitting.
>>>
>>> -Garbee
>>>
>>> [1] http://project.webplatform.org/content
>>> [2] http://project.webplatform.org/prmg
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 3:38 PM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>  Thanks for the warning. ;-)****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> *From:* Jonathan Garbee [mailto:jonathan@garbee.me]
>>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:36 PM
>>>> *To:* public-webplatform@w3.org
>>>> *Subject:* Re: Project Management update.****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> In a few minutes I am going to begin importing the Content component
>>>> bugs from Bugzilla over to the new system. The way imports are going to
>>>> work is I will import and bring over the initial description of an issue.
>>>> If there are any other comments, I am going to do my best to bring the
>>>> content from them over as well (on some that may have a lot of
>>>> conversation, we will see. But I think most of those are resolved now.) As
>>>> the issues are ported over, I am going to close them as "RESOLVED" and
>>>> "MOVED" while also linking over to the new issue in our project management
>>>> system. ****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> So, to anyone who is signed up for the bugzilla mailing list, get ready
>>>> for inbox spamming! ;P****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> -Garbee****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 7:18 AM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
>>>> wrote:****
>>>>
>>>>  I think that is discussion for another thread/time. Right now it
>>>> really doesn't matter since our install doesn't work with OpenID.****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 6:19 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:**
>>>> **
>>>>
>>>>  Once MediaWiki supports OpenID, I see no reason to have any other
>>>> login mechanism. We want to advocate open systems and secure practices,
>>>> which is what OpenID is about, unless I am mistaken.
>>>> ****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> ☆*PhistucK*****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
>>>> wrote:****
>>>>
>>>>  That has been planned. The module for it needs some patches before we
>>>> can use it. That is one of the bugs being imported into the new system. ;)
>>>> ****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> It would only go one-way, so once we get support for having TBG talk to
>>>> the MW user base, we wouldn't use the OpenID system anymore since those
>>>> users wouldn't be in the MW DB. Unless, if people signed up through TBG it
>>>> would go into that DB, but I would be interested to see how that goes
>>>> seeing how TBG stores the OpenID data.****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 6:07 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:**
>>>> **
>>>>
>>>>  And what about making MediaWiki have OpenID support?
>>>> ****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> ☆*PhistucK*****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
>>>> wrote:****
>>>>
>>>>  The system uses its own user DB. There is no module for letting it
>>>> work with a MediaWiki DB. It does have OpenID support, so this mitigates a
>>>> bit of the frustrations with needing another account. Getting it to work
>>>> with our current user DB is something to have done at some point.****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> -Garbee****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 1:42 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:**
>>>> **
>>>>
>>>>  How do I log in?****
>>>>
>>>> My docs.webplatform.org username and password do not work. Is this
>>>> intentional? Will this be fixed?****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for working on this!
>>>> ****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> ☆*PhistucK*****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 12:35 AM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
>>>> wrote:****
>>>>
>>>>  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****
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> ** **
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>>>> 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.**
>>>> **
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>>>>
>>>> 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. ****
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> If anyone has any specific questions about this process, please just
>>>> let me know. ****
>>>>
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>>>> Thanks for your time,****
>>>>
>>>> -Garbee****
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