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RE: Small suggestion for improving the XKMS issue list

From: Hallam-Baker, Phillip <pbaker@verisign.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 07:43:42 -0800
Message-ID: <2A1D4C86842EE14CA9BC80474919782E011131F9@mou1wnexm02.vcorp.ad.vrsn.com>
To: "'jose.kahan@w3.org'" <jose.kahan@w3.org>, www-xkms@w3.org

I have no problem with that, one of my main frustrations with managing the
list has been the lack of a tool.

It would be nice if the tool were open source and could be used for other
standards droups as well (IETF, OASIS) I would like to avoid having to learn
multiple tools.

	Phill

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose Kahan [mailto:jose.kahan@w3.org]
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 11:47 AM
> To: www-xkms@w3.org
> Subject: Small suggestion for improving the XKMS issue list
> 
> 
> 
> Phil,
> 
> While working on the request to move to CR, I wanted to
> quote how many issues we have solved. I went to [1] and
> realized that this page is hard to consult. If I want
> to know if a given issue was solved, I've to follow a
> link and parse thru a mail. If I want to know how many
> issues were sent, open, or close at one time, I've
> to count them by hand.
> 
> Sometimes there are comments in red that say "Fixed" 
> and sometimes not (eg #305, #304, #307). When a given issue 
> is not closed, it's moved out, like in issue #312.
> 
> An issue tracking page I really like is the DOM one [2].
> PLH uses an XML file and a script to produce the page.
> What's really nice IMO is that it gives a good view of the
> status of each issue and the answer to each issue. I can 
> look at how PLH's system works now and install it for us.
> 
> In all cases, I think that it would be useful to break the
> grouping of issues in a single table cell and use rather
> one row per issue.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/XKMS/Drafts/xkms-spec-lastcall-issues.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/2002/10/DOM-Level-3-Val-issues/all.html
> 
> -jose
> 
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