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Shane Pearlman, 2010-04-16 00:38


Developer Meetings

This page should help to organize and collaborate the (hopefully) regular developer meetings as proposed on http://www.redmine.org/boards/1/topics/12826. When there the meeting passed, there should be some kind of minutes posted and the next meeting announced. Discussions should only be performed in the forums or in IRC. Please update this wiki page according to the latest settlements and proposals.

Proposed Meeting Methodology

Meeting will take place at the agreed upon time in IRC. Channel will be #redmine-dev on the Freenode IRC Channel. You can use a web-based client if you are unfamiliar with IRC. Currently Eric Davis has operator privileges in that channel.

The meeting will be held as professionally as possible. The agenda will be according to weight of the agreed upon topics. Common-sense IRC protocol is expected, and will be maintained. The meeting will be logged and the log will be used as the minutes which will be posted here on the wiki for the record.

Proposed topics

Release

Important Features

  • Rethinking Roles / Permissions
    • private Issues #337
  • official API for authentication plugins

Community

  • Getting some informal teams started (e.g. documentation team, plugin team, LDAP team)
  • Getting some contributors to the official Redmine Blog
  • Moving forward on the official logo (forum thread: Redmine Logo?)
  • Defining & publicizing a clear mission statement for the project (it might exist but not enough people seem aware of it)

Plugins

  • Taking themeing a further step forward
  • Making it easier to find and use plugins

Agenda

  1. Introductions, help stragglers enter channel
  2. Roll Call
  3. Assign Meeting Master (Possibly do this before hand)
    Responsibilities include: moderate the meeting by leading through the Meeting Agenda and encouraging discussion
  4. Discuss Agreed upon topics in order of importance
  5. Agree upon time/date of next meeting

Committed Attendees

IRC nick / real name Who are you?
Jean-Philippe Lang (?) Owner and Maintainer of Redmine
edavis10 / Eric Davis Core Contributor
shanepearlman / Shane Pearlman Plugin / Core Funder
thegcat / Felix Schäfer
jamesturnbull / James Turnbull
Khalsa / Khalsa Singh Plugin Abuser, Introducing upcoming redmine-based product soon
meineerde / Holger Just Plugin developer. Interested in "enterprisy" features.
khaase / Konstantin Haase Plugin developer
Tohuw / Ron Adams Interested in documentation and development teams
yeahrock / Jan Schulz-Hofen Plugin developer, founder of Planio
pmphq / Igor Balk Plugin developer, interested in UX improvements, founder of PMP HQ
emilianoh / Emiliano heyns Plugin dev, redmine_backlogs, a Scrum/Agile plugin
relaxdiego / Mark Maglana Plugin dev, redmine_backlogs, a Scrum/Agile plugin
MikeXIII / Mike K Just an average Redmine enthusiast ;)