[etoys-dev] jira re-arrangement

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Sep 4 10:16:22 EDT 2009

Hi Kathleen,

go to Squeakland, click download, click Etoys-latest-Beta-ToGo.zip.  
This will work on Mac, Windows, and Linux. It's the best way to test  
the latest changes, because it neither requires installation nor will  
it overwrite your working installation.

- Bert -

On 04.09.2009, at 16:04, <kharness at illinois.edu> wrote:

> Bert,
> You said: "And since this affects the UI in a way, how do we get  
> someone of the edu team to look at it? They rarely (if ever) comment  
> on issues. It's also not part of the workflow you proposed."
> I agree. It is a very good idea to have people in the edu team see  
> these issues sooner rather than later in the process. Many times I  
> have felt like I wanted to know more about what I am reading in the  
> lists and yet I do not have the technical knowledge to understand  
> what is going on and I don't wish to slow down what is already a  
> complex process by asking for explanations that may be painfully  
> basic and obvious to developers.
> I would be very glad to try new changes and comment if someone will  
> teach me how to join the stream of changes that may or may not be  
> included in a release. I am teaching at an elementary school again  
> this year and have a 100 students who will happily join me in  
> experimenting with new ideas every week.
> Regards,
> Kathleen
> ---- Original message ----
>> Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2009 11:42:37 +0200
>> From: Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
>> Subject: Re: [etoys-dev] jira re-arrangement
>> To: etoys dev <etoys-dev at squeakland.org>
>> On 31.08.2009, at 15:46, Timothy Falconer wrote:
>>> When you click "resolve", the word "complete" means, "my work is
>>> complete".  With small groups, we simply re-open the issue when
>>> someone's test doesn't pass.
>> Tim,
>> do we want to always resolve when there is a change set? See chat log
>> below.
>> [04.09.09 11:11:15] Bert: hi scott: when you attach a fix to jira,  
>> our
>> workflow now demands to resolve the ticket. all resolved but not-yet-
>> closed tickets are the ones that need testing. This actually makes
>> some sense ;) http://wiki.squeakland.org/display/sq/Process
>> [04.09.09 11:12:19] Scott: yes, I know that, though I haven't been
>> practicing it much ;-)
>> [04.09.09 11:12:58] Bert: ah, okay. I thought you forgot, seeing the
>> new attachments
>> [04.09.09 11:16:08] Scott: not always clear what to do.  e.g.   
>> SQ-267,
>> i posted a fileout that carries out the suggestion of the ticket, but
>> no one ever commented on the ticket, no one ever said yes we should  
>> do
>> this.  So I put the fileout onto the ticket but didn't want to
>> "resolve" it without there being some agreement that it was something
>> we wanted.
>> [04.09.09 11:17:21] Bert: I understand, but that's only the next  
>> step.
>> Resolving means putting up for review now
>> [04.09.09 11:17:53] Bert: and the milestone should be changed to the
>> current one too if we want to deal with it soon.
>> [04.09.09 11:19:15] Scott: So in the case of sq-267 you think I  
>> should
>> "resolve" it?
>> [04.09.09 11:20:23] Bert: yes, and move to summer release, and assign
>> to yourself, all in one go
>> [04.09.09 11:20:57] Bert: that's all in the "resolve" page
>> [04.09.09 11:24:36] Scott: In terms of the "proess" page, however,  
>> I'd
>> say that Sq-267 might count as still being in the Sifting phase,
>> because people have not commented on it; it's a ui change that adds
>> more items to the precious supplies-bin real-estate.   And if we do
>> decide we want it, the choice of where the two new items should  
>> appear
>> in the supplies bin will have to be made (my fileout puts them at the
>> end).  Is this all really stuff that should count as "resolved"?
>> [04.09.09 11:27:38] Bert: it's resolved in a way. whether we like it
>> or not is up for discussion. the discussion starts by marking it
>> resolved, it's easier to discuss code. you should put exactly what  
>> you
>> just wrote into the resolve comment. it feels odd I agree, but we may
>> just say yep, that's good enough, ship it.
>> [04.09.09 11:28:07] Scott: okay -- thanks.
>> And since this affects the UI in a way, how do we get someone of the
>> edu team to look at it? They rarely (if ever) comment on issues. It's
>> also not part of the workflow you proposed.
>> - Bert -
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