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Re: Last call for Volunteers! Re: The June 2014 WebPlatform Quality Assurance Sprint

From: Brian J. Hong <hong.brian.j@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:57:56 -0700
Message-ID: <CANFb5vmnDkta1ye6VydfgR2mM72jACyw9rPktSgGJkRASMjrAQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hiroki Yamada <hiroki@w3.org>
Cc: Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com>, List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hey Amelia!

Just signed up HTML & CSS!

Best,
Brian


On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 2:29 PM, Hiroki Yamada <hiroki@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi Amelia,
>
> I signed up for the QA Sprint. Do you plan to assign the articles which is
> in other than English? If so, I can take Japanese articles. Thanks for the
> arrangement!
>
> Best regards,
> - Hiroki
>
>
> On Jun 11, 2014, at 5:16 PM, Amelia Bellamy-Royds <
> amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks Paul and Emerson!
>
> That's 73 fewer articles/person.  Doesn't the job seem easier already?
>
> And just to emphasize for anyone not sure if they'll have time to help:
> there's a two-week+ timeline for getting these done, so long as things are
> done by June 30 it should be okay.  I myself will be disappearing for two
> weeks, and probably won't get my shift done until the 29th and 30th.
>
> I'll leave the call open until tomorrow morning, North America time in
> hopes a few more people might volunteer, then I'll start dividing up the
> database.
>
> Amelia
>
>
>
> On 11 June 2014 06:25, Emerson Veenstra <emerson@emersonveenstra.net>
> wrote:
>
>> I just signed up as well. I'll be on vacation the rest of this week, but
>> I'll be back Monday and can spend a few hours each week doing the QA sprint.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> --Emerson
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 1:33 AM, Amelia Bellamy-Royds <
>> amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> We're almost ready to get rolling on the massive blitz to assign
>>> readiness states to every article in the wiki.
>>>
>>> I've updated the project page (
>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Projects/June2014_QA_Sprint ), and
>>> will be sending all the volunteers a link to a search page with their
>>> assigned articles on Thursday.  We'll be trying to get everything done by
>>> the end of June.
>>>
>>> But we've got 4400+ articles and only 10 volunteers so far, so if you
>>> think you can spend a few hours this month madly skimming through web
>>> platform articles, PLEASE SIGN UP on the project page.  The more people we
>>> have, the fewer articles we have to do each.
>>>
>>> These are the names I've currently got on the list:
>>>
>>>    1. shepazu
>>>    2. renoirb
>>>    3. jensimmons
>>>    4. julee
>>>    5. eliot
>>>    6. AmeliaBR
>>>    7. eliezerb
>>>    8. garbee
>>>    9. frozenice
>>>    10. Michaela
>>>
>>>
>>> To everyone who has volunteered, please
>>>
>>>    - Review the Decision Tree and To-Do lists I posted on the project
>>>    page and reply if anything is unclear.
>>>    - Indicate next to your name which subject areas
>>>    (HTML/DOM/CSS/Javascript/SVG) you're most comfortable with; I'll try to
>>>    make most of your articles in those sections
>>>
>>> P.S.  If anyone wants to turn the decision tree into a proper flow
>>> chart, that would be great.  The list format isn't very easy to read at a
>>> glance.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Amelia
>>>
>>>
>>> On 27 May 2014 14:25, Amelia Bellamy-Royds <
>>> amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>
>>>> If you read these emails regularly, you know that there have been a
>>>> number of infrastructure activities going on in order to get
>>>> webplatform.org looking professional and ready for public consumption,
>>>> so that we can remove the big purple "*Web Platform Docs is in alpha
>>>> <http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:FAQ>*" warning that is currently
>>>> on the top of every page.
>>>>
>>>> A key part of this is the new article-by-article readiness marker
>>>> system, so that we can clearly indicate to readers which individual pages
>>>> still need work and which are ready to use.  We currently have the
>>>> templates in place [1], and Jen Simmons is working on adding some style to
>>>> make the information part of the layout instead of a warning box [2].
>>>>
>>>> However, for all that to mean anything we need to assign a readiness
>>>> state to each an every article.  Currently there are 4408 articles showing
>>>> up in my search of pages that use the readiness template [3], of which 4405
>>>> are "Unreviewed".
>>>>
>>>> In the weekly teleconferences, it was agreed that the best approach was
>>>> to do this was to divide the articles up among regular contributors (people
>>>> who are familiar with the content expectations and the structure of the
>>>> site), and assign readiness states manually.
>>>>
>>>> *If you can participate, please add your name to the list on the QA
>>>> Sprint project page:*
>>>>
>>>> *http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Projects/June2014_QA_Sprint
>>>> <http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Projects/June2014_QA_Sprint>*
>>>>
>>>> (Note that I've already signed up the "usual suspects", so you might
>>>> want to check and remove your name if you're busy all June!)
>>>>
>>>> At the same time as the readiness review, since we don't want to do
>>>> this again any time soon, we would also want to take care of any other
>>>> clean-up tasks that need to be done manually by someone familiar with the
>>>> site.
>>>>
>>>> We therefore need to decide on a checklist of Quality Assurance tasks.
>>>>  These have to be simple, quick assignments that someone can do without any
>>>> additional research, and which will make a meaningful improvement to the
>>>> consistency and reliability of the site content.  So far we have:
>>>>
>>>> *The QA Checklist for June 2014 QA Sprint:*
>>>> 1. Assign a readiness state. More about readiness states (requires
>>>> clean-up)
>>>> 2. Add any details about readiness/what is required to the editorial
>>>> notes box.
>>>> 3. For DOM method pages, assign index values to the parameter entries
>>>> in order to get the correct syntax to display, as described in this email
>>>> post.
>>>> 4. Confirm that the new compatibility tables are pulling in the correct
>>>> data (Doug Schepers is going to give us more information about this once
>>>> the import from MDN happens later this week).
>>>>
>>>> Possible additions (if we have enough volunteers that we can afford to
>>>> spend more time per page):
>>>> 1. Ensure that every page has a summary section.
>>>>
>>>> I've added a couple other sections and ideas to that project page [4],
>>>> but everything else is still pretty tentative.  Ideas and initiative
>>>> welcome -- I'm not going to have time to do much extra work on this myself,
>>>> but we wanted to get the ball rolling sooner rather than later.
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>> Amelia
>>>>
>>>> [1]:
>>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webplatform/2014May/0061.html
>>>> [2]:
>>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webplatform/2014May/0056.html
>>>> [3]: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Property:State
>>>> [4]: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Projects/June2014_QA_Sprint
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
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