[okfn-help] CKAN Bookmarklet

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Thu Apr 23 23:08:42 BST 2009

I agree that the Wednesday IRC meeting could be a good time to look
into this! Got quite a lot on my plate until I travel to Berlin on


On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 8:17 AM, John Bywater
<john.bywater at appropriatesoftware.net> wrote:
> Rufus Pollock wrote:
>> 2009/4/21 John Bywater <john.bywater at appropriatesoftware.net>:
>>> Could we perhaps schedule 30 mins to chat about this? :-)
>>> Are you free today, or maybe later this week?
>> Why don't we make this part of one of our regular OKFN IRC meetings. I
>> don't think we have one planned for tomorrow but we could schedule one
>> for next Wednesday ...
> Okay, but in the meantime could we start to make a list of separate
> concerns?
> A first approximation would be to identify all the different trackers
> you have, and for each to declare one "standard" duration, variable
> scope proposal - reference the backlog and highlight the juicy bits.
> Then add one for maintaining all the software services you provide,
> including mailing lists etc. Then add other things which could have a
> tracker - perhaps issues with the OKD are tracked? Then add a fixed
> scope proposal for each special, one-off objective you have. The next
> conference could be considered like this. Then any research, analysis,
> or political work. And of course, organisation co-ordination work, such
> as volunteer co-ordination, or club economic co-ordination.
> However, let's not precipitate a deep review of all backlogs, eh. :-)
> Once we've got a basic list, I've got a proposal shell we can use to
> flesh things out (it's in the Operational Guide, of course).
> http://appropriatesoftware.net/foundation/docs/OperationalGuideforSoftwareClubs.pdf
> Best wishes,
> John.
>> Rufus

Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation

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