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Re: Web Platform Wednesdays

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 10:10:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPo2zpZbeDVgYbv8xFkAbh20qw7R08Fxnhp1Gq2z=PgQTw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com>
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Wow! Great work here, Doug. I'll take the point of integrating this with
our Getting Started and Editor's guides. I'm also keen to finish the
remaining Flexbox properties before Wednesday.
~Scott



On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 9:08 AM, Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com> wrote:

> This is so cool! Thanks much, Doug! A couple of questions. Just to
> confirm: the coordinators are supposed to edit three tables on the three
> pages each time a task is finished?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Julee
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> @adobejulee
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
> Organization: W3C
> Date: Monday, May 6, 2013 1:12 AM
> To: WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject: Web Platform Wednesdays
> Resent-From: <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Monday, May 6, 2013 1:12 AM
>
> >Hi, folks-
> >
> >To help us get started with our new systematic push for breaking down
> >CSS property contributions into bite-sized morsels, I took the liberty
> >of creating a basic infrastructure.
> >
> >What I've done:
> >* Wrote up a project page [1] for Web Platform Wednesdays (or "WPD
> >Wednesdays"?), describing the goals and specific tasks and articles, and
> >settled on some terminology and methodology
> >
> >* Simplified the CSS properties spreadsheet and made it into a sortable
> >table in the wiki [2] (for contributor consumption... the coordinators
> >can still keep track of everything in the spreadsheet)
> >
> >* Added topic clusters for 2/3 of the properties, with a focus on P0-P2
> >priority items (but still needs work and review); announcing specific
> >topics (as identified by these topic clusters) will help us get
> >contributors, since it will be a concrete and identifiable goal ("Oh,
> >hey, I can write an example for outline properties!")
> >
> >* Created a task outline page [3] for keeping track of contributors and
> >tasks on a weekly basis; the plan is to have one such page for each week
> >
> >* Updated the Site Notice to call for CSS contributors to our new Web
> >Platform Wednesdays page
> >
> >
> >What we need:
> >* Badge for "CSS Beta Hero" and "Beta Coordinator"
> >
> >* Finalize this week's target articles
> >
> >* Finish (and confirm) topic clusters
> >
> >* Add URLs to each property article (some missing, most don't link
> >directly to ID for property section)
> >
> >* Write blog article (started)
> >
> >* Figure out how we're going to represent this in the project
> >management/issue tracker system (if at all)
> >
> >* Integrate this into our existing "getting started/editor's guide"
> >workflow documentation
> >
> >* Create stubs for each article for this week (or better yet, make a
> >script to do that for all articles)
> >
> >
> >I think we should aim for 20 articles per week. That may seem ambitious,
> >but I think we're better off inspiring contributors (especially
> >volunteers) with a challenge, rather than limp along. If every one of
> >the coordinators did 1 page a week themselves (if that's not too much to
> >ask), that would be about a quarter to a half of the pages for that week
> >(depending on how many coordinators we have each week).
> >
> >It's important to note that the work will probably not get done on
> >Wednesday... that's just a coordination day, and we should accommodate
> >volunteers who need help on any other day, too... as much as we can.
> >
> >We will get some people who want to contribute, and sign up for a slot,
> >but get busy and can't complete it that week. We should come up with a
> >way to deal with that.
> >
> >
> >[1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Meta:web_platform_wednesday
> >[2]
> >http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Meta:web_platform_wednesday/master_list
> >[3]
> >http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Meta:web_platform_wednesday/2013-05-08
> >
> >
> >Regards-
> >-Doug
> >
>
>
>
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