[openstack-dev] Propose "project story wiki" idea

Clint Byrum clint at fewbar.com
Thu Nov 21 09:32:39 UTC 2013

Excerpts from Boris Pavlovic's message of 2013-11-21 00:16:04 -0800:
> Clint,
> The main idea is to have processed by human history of project.
> It is really impossible to aggregate automatically all data from different
> sources:
> IRC (main project chat/dev chat/meetings), Mailing Lists, Code, Reviews,
> Summit discussions, using project specific knowledge and history of  the
> project.To get short messages like here
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Rally/Updates
> So the idea is that in each project we should have the persons that will
> aggregate for others all these sources and present really short, high level
> view of situation. And these messages should be in one place (wiki/or other
> platform (not mailing lists)) for project. So we will be able quick to get
> what happens with project for last few months and what are current goals.
> This will be also very very useful for new contributors.
> So Aggregation of data is good (and should be done), but it is not enough..

I did not suggest aggregation of data. We have TONS of that, and we
don't need more.

I suggested a very simple way for project leaders and members to maintain
the current story during the meetings.

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