[cgl_discussion] PoC 7/16/03 Meeting Minutes

Steven Dake sdake at persist.az.mvista.com
Wed Jul 16 10:42:32 PDT 2003

Ok i'll try to fix the reply to header.  Just moved from mozilla mail to
evolution, still trying to work out the kinks.
Thanks for the pointer.

On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 09:16, Patrick Mochel wrote:
> [ Steven: you're reply-to header will prevent people from replying to the 
> list by default. Not sure if this was intentional... ] 
> > Suggestion from Pat Mochel to integrate with projects discussed.
> > Decision made to wait to provide input to tracked projects
> > until PoC tracking matrix is mostly completed and top 10
> > analysis is complete. (ie: after f2f)
> Hm, it seems as though I may have been misunderstood in the last two 
> weeks. My suggestion was not to 'integrate' with the projects discussed, 
> rather to interact with them at least in at a minimal level to determine 
> whether or not they are heading in the same direction as you require a 
> similar feature to be. 
> It doesn't have to be formal, nor do you have to commit to helping them. 
> IT could simply be a mail to their list saying:
> "Hi. We want to use <foo> to do <Requirement>, but it doesn't appear to 
> support that. Do you have any plans to do so? If so, what will it take?" 
> >From that, you obtain their goals and they require to obtain those goals. 
> This method is much more efficient, since it provides this data up front, 
> instead of having someone go back to collect it later on, and it prevents 
> potentially inaccurate speculation about the project(s). 
> Take it as you will; I'm not trying to mandate policy. I'm merely trying 
> to save everyone time :) 
This is our plan after the OSDL f2f.  I should have been more clear in
the minutes.  Thanks!
> 	-pat 
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