# [sugar] Software Status Meeting Tomorrow @ 1400 EDT, 1800 UTC in #olpc-meeting on freenode

David Farning dfarning at gmail.com
Wed May 28 18:39:17 EDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-28 at 19:40 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:

> > Finally, there is the issue of work queues. I still have no clue how to
> > represent, using either either Trac or the wiki, the fact that every
> > individual has a work queue which differs from the Global Ticket
> > Priority ordering. People clearly have personal queues for all sorts of
> > reasons including:
> >
> >  * people process several tickets concurrently to avoid waiting on one
> >    another
> >
> >  * individuals often prefer to fix easy, hard, or well-understood
> >    things first
> >
> >  * people barter work among themselves in order to help one another
> >    finish things off; this causes people to work on surprising things
> >
> > (I want to know about personal queues because I want to pay attention to
> > the instantaneous velocity of development [i.e. in order to predict
> > where the code base will have moved to after the next \epsilon units of
> > time have elapsed].)
>
> Couple of random ideas:
>
> * Several people started to add a TODO to their User wiki page on
> sugarlabs.org. We might encourage something like that. It's unlikely
> that everyone will do it and keep it updated though.
> * At Red Hat all the engineers are sending in weekly status reports,
> which also contains a "Plans for this week" section.
>
> Marco
If you go with individuals keeping a personal TODO list on their user
pages, it is very easy to create a master User:TODO list that aggregates
all of the individual todo list.

This is how I am setting  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Community/TODO .

thanks
David Farning