[owncloud-devel] Help us with Project Ideas page

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 12:58:31 GMT 2015


On Tuesday 03 February 2015 13:46:42 Jos Poortvliet wrote:
> On Monday 02 February 2015 14:49:51 Alessandro Cosentino wrote:
> > Hi Jos,
> > 
> > Of course I don't agree with a 'gsoc' tag, see 3rd Law in my latest
> > blog post (http://algorithmsforthekitchen.com/blog/?p=718).
> > 
> > Another note: long ago we have decided that important core issues
> > should never go (by no means) into the gsoc project pool.
> 
> I don't think that anybody suggested issues (as in, problems) should go into
> GSOC proposals, that is indeed a bad idea. And indeed, things which are
> important for core are not a good fit either.
> 
> I do think that certain feature ideas can be both in a github feature plan
> issue and a GSOC project.

Of course, you argued:
> Here I am claiming that if a bug or a feature request has the same size of a
> student Summer project, then you should split that in smaller issues, or
> remove it from the bug-tracker, because you have very small chances that
> somebody will fix it. Plus, bug-tracker discussions can be very technical
> for someone new to the organization.
And indeed, we simply do have such feature requests, I think. I can't really 
judge if that is a problem or not, as you argue - it seems we do this for a 
long time already and people work happily that way so I think it's fine.

;-)

> Cheers,
> J
> 
> > Alessandro
> > 
> > On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at gmail.com>
> 
> wrote:
> > > On Thursday 29 January 2015 13:16:04 Robin McCorkell wrote:
> > >> Undo deletion's been sitting there for a long time:
> > >> https://github.com/owncloud/core/issues/119
> > >> Upload integration with external services, e.g. Thunderbird Filelink:
> > >> https://github.com/owncloud/core/issues/699
> > >> ActiveSync calendaring/contacts:
> > >> https://github.com/owncloud/core/issues/3410
> > > 
> > > Note that a tag won't be enough - a proposal needs more 'meat' including
> > > mentors, knowledge prerequisites, stuff like that. I add the above three
> > > items to the wiki, review would be very much welcome...
> > > 
> > > /J
> > > 
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> > > say
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> > > 
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responsible for changes in the world, nor my view on it. Everything I say is 
meant in a positive and friendly way, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
find me on blog.jospoortvliet.com
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