[IAEP] deployment feedback (was Re: [Sugar-devel] GPA ain't the world (was: [Sugar-news] Sugar Digest 2009-08-11))

Christoph Derndorfer e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at
Sun Aug 16 23:55:58 EDT 2009

Tomeu Vizoso schrieb:
> On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 03:39, Raul Gutierrez Segales<rgs at rieder.net.py> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 15:06 -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
>>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 2:17 PM, David Van Assche<dvanassche at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> [snip]
>>>> Or are you saying the feedback is getting through and I'm just not seeing
>>>> it?
>>> We all seem to agree that feedback is important.
>>> We mostly agree that there is value in feedback from all deployments,
>>> big and small.
>>> We are currently getting valuable feedback from the field: Sur, the
>>> Ceibal blogs, reports from Nepal, Greg's reports from GPA, et al.
>>> We need more feedback and therefore we are exploring additional means
>>> of getting it. You ideas are welcome!
>> Perhaps a section in Sugar Digest with links to highlights of what went
>> on in deployments during the week?
> Sounds like a great idea to me.

Yes, this is indeed a great idea!

>> Wearing a deployer-hat I must confess that we could (Paraguayan
>> Deployment Team) do a better job filing tickets, giving feedback, etc.
>> Will try to keep discipline from now on :-)
> This will be great. Also, what if each deployment lists somewhere
> (wiki?) the 10 bugs that would need fixed first and the 10 new
> features that need most?

Definitely worth a shot.

> That way a volunteer developer would be able to relate his work to
> something actually useful somewhere else, as opposed to something that
> _he_ just thought was a good idea. I think this could be a powerful
> motivator to get more people involved.

My thoughts exactly... :-)


Christoph Derndorfer
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