[openspending-dev] Dev meeting: October 3, 2013

Tryggvi Björgvinsson tryggvi.bjorgvinsson at okfn.org
Thu Oct 3 10:38:41 UTC 2013

Just a friendly reminder about the developer meeting later today :)

I've also added it to the calendar on

On mán 30.sep 2013 21:38, Tryggvi Björgvinsson wrote:
> Hi all,
> Like promised I'm now sending the meeting agenda for the developer
> meeting next Thursday. The meeting starts like always at 14 GMT/UTC
> (time zones below) and takes place on our irc channel, #openspending on
> freenode.
> # Meeting agenda
> 1. A concerted push on the "improved data load process"
>     * As proposed by Rufus Pollock in a previous email
> 2. Role of core team vs. contributors
>     * We've started accepting some contributors as members of the core team
>     * We need to lay out the purpose and responsibilities of the core team
> 3. Code deprecation
>     * Do we deprecate (and remove code)?
>     * If so, when and under what circumstances?
> # Results from last dev meeting
> I thought I'd throw in some results from the previous dev meeting (which
> was awesome).
> * We decided to stop proxying content so we'll work on removing that
> functionality and updating the navigation bar accordingly (sparking the
> topic of item 3)
> * We did a massive clean up of our issue tracker and we're now down to
> just over 60 issues (we were at over 100). Thanks to Mark Brough for all
> the help on the cleanup.
> Mark suggested we should try to keep our issues under a specific number.
> He suggested 30 or 50. That sounds like something we should strive for.
> I say we first try to get them under 50 (not many left) and then set a
> goal to get them under 30 (then we can have two victories with two
> celebrations).
> Anybody care to help? We updated our volunteer labels to "volunteer:
> simple", "volunteer: medium" and "volunteer: hard" so you should be able
> to find something interesting to work on.
> # Meeting time in different time zones
> * 3PM in London (UTC+1)
> * 4PM in Berlin (UTC+2)
> * 10AM in New York (UTC-4)
> * 10AM in West Brazil (UTC-4)
> * 11AM in East Brazil (UTC-3)
> See you on Thursday!
> On fim 26.sep 2013 14:46, Tryggvi Björgvinsson wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We have a developer meeting in just under a week. I thought I'd make a
>> call for topic proposals on the list to see what you'd like to talk about.
>> Just send me a reply if you have a topic about openspending you'd like
>> to talk about. Deadline is on Sunday evening so that I can send out the
>> topic list on Monday.


Tryggvi Björgvinsson

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