TeamLeadMeetings » History » Version 30

Version 29 (Gregor Schmidt, 2010-04-22 09:57) → Version 30/46 (Muntek Singh, 2010-04-22 20:01)

h1. Developer Meetings


* Date: "2010-04-30, 14:00 UTC": (*new fixed date*)
* Location: irc://

* Announcement and Discussion Thread: Announcement-Thread:

This page should help to organize and collaborate the (hopefully) regular developer meetings as proposed on 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.

h2. 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.

The meeting is expected to last approximately 2 hours. Please do all possible to schedule yourself accordingly to attend the entire time. Future meetings will probably be more regular and much shorter.

h2. Proposed topics

*Overall Redmine*
h3. Release

* Restructure the development process to be more open 1.0 feature set
** Teams (see below)
* Creating a Long Term Vision of what Redmine aims to be, and overall direction of the project Release plan for 1.0
** Defining & publicizing a clear mission statement for the project message#12658
* 1.1 ideas

h3. Important Features

Rethinking Roles / Permissions

*Redmine Development*

* Getting more Developers
* Teams
** Create teams for various aspects of Redmine development and usage. Each
team has a leader who has "ownership" of that area
*** Documentation Team
*** Development Team (these guys have CI access)
*** Plugin Team
*** User Support team (in charge of forums and IRC)
* Redmine become much more modular
* Make these meetings regular

*Redmine 1.0*
* Release plan for 1.0
** "Request: Clean out the issues on":
** Bug mash (see above thread)
* Private
private Issues #337
* Official official API for authentication plugins


h3. Community

* Getting some informal teams started (e.g. documentation team, plugin team, LDAP team)

* Getting some contributors to the official "Redmine Blog":
** More contributors
** More content aimed at end-users
* Finalize "the Logo":

*Other Stuff*
Moving forward on the official logo (forum thread: message#1183)
* Fixing Defining & publicizing a clear mission statement for the Redmine forums
project (it might exist but not enough people seem aware of it)

h3. Plugins

* Plugin Directory Taking themeing a further step forward
* Themes
Making #redmine IRC more officially sanctioned it easier to find and use plugins

h2. Agenda

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

h2. 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 / Muntek 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 ;) |
| salvor / Jean-Baptiste Barth | Plugin dev |
| Yohann Monnier | Would like to be Core Rest Contributor / plugin contributor |
| schmidtwisser / Gregor Schmidt | General Redmine enthusiast |