Il giorno 04/feb/2011, alle ore 15.16, Paul W. Frields ha scritto:
Thanks Andrea. I would like to see us offering more useful service
through this Drupal CMS to the project as a whole. A project-wide
calendar would be a very helpful addition. However, there was at
least one recent calendar system recently put into testing already --
Zarafa, stood up by the Infrastructure team. Therefore we shouldn't
be independently adding this (or other functions) to Insight without
consulting with other people who might have worked, or be working, on
such a system.
I was having a talk with ricky about this around a week ago and he told
me that the big problem having more stuff under infra is them being
unmaintained after a while. (that's the case of transifex for example)
Therefore he suggested me to keep such tool in a team where it will be
maintained and updated and won't be left behind. (that is why I decided
to take care of having it packaged and maintained under Insight)
I'm CCing ricky so he can confirm and give his opinion about this.
Beyond all that, until we get to a production state with the
we've already planned, I'm not in favor of extending ourselves even
further. Adding a calendar to Drupal is a fairly simple operation.
Configuring it to a set of project requirements so it can be used by
everyone is less simple, but still manageable. Installation and
configuration, though, are the smaller part of our responsibilities.
This system by definition isn't a "set and forget" operation. We are
all going to be responsible for its maintenance for the foreseeable
future. So it behooves us to be thoughtful about what we take on.
I agree with you here. As said I'll try to give my best to keep such tool
updated and maintained with everyone's help into the Insight Team.
I will just wait your ack to start and then move on to discuss the relevant
details about how to integrate it into the whole Fedora project.
Thanks in advance,