Meeting Notes: October 14 2008 - Gallery Codex
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Meeting Notes: October 14 2008

From Gallery Codex


  • ckdake (notes)
  • valiant
  • jozefs
  • talmdal
  • virshu

Project Tasks

Gallery 1

  • no updates this week
  • low number of bug reports, 1.5.9 doing much better than 1.5.8
  • jmullan and Tim_j to drive 1.6 transition message


  • bharat owes fryfrog cash
  • fryfrog needs to follow up with newegg about refunding restocking fee

Gallery 2.3

  • obviously been a while since non-apache/non-mysql tests have been run, but in progress
  • fixed a lot of issues but not quote done yet
    • need to fix some Oracle isues
    • update adodb and smarty libs - talmdal on it
    • check other libs for updates - talmdal on it
  • need nice G2.3 story for GMC. 1 paragraph or so for each new major feature ( is a good start, as is - ckdake partially on it but needs assistance
  • packages by Thursday, upgrade testing on Thursday/Friday, release this weekend. (ckdake is traveling this weekend)

GX Sprint

  • bhrat, jmullan, talmdal have been evaluating various frameworks
  • bhrat leaning towards Kohana - new release in 5 months with API changes
  • criteria include that it be based on php5: symphony, prado, zoop, kohana, zend (all under eval on svn)
  • valiant mentions that we might have passed through flow3 pretty quickly since it is not "finished", but kohana is also pretty young (~8 months)
  • josefs has been going through -devel and categorizing things, will update spreadsheet soon
  • valiant would like to see plan (schedule, goals) for the 3 day sprint before we get there - talmdal says to consider it done by Saturday
  • ckdake will follow up with signe and thumb to make sure they are doing what they agreed to do
  • bharat has room, etc all set at Google
  • look at jhilden's teams personas (see usability below!) and remember that we plan to do a UX driven application design process
  • wireframes
    • more options/links etc would be nice
    • where is the site admin one? =>
    • picassa web UI is good thing to look at
    • valiant says important to take menu UI into consideration for application design so that data/hook providers can be simple and UI design easy


Action Items For Next Week

(bold ones are overdue)

  • schultmc
    • update us on corporation status "Real Soon Now"
    • backport fixes and ask for code reviews or contact the security team to see if 2.2.5 can go in
    • post versions to
  • talmdal
    • continue to push johndbritton for more documentation
    • run full test suite

Not at Meeting

  • h0bbel
    • finish putting together MS testing plan ("I'll write an updated text tomorrow and get that done with. ")
    • add more to test matrix for other platforms ("No updates on MS testing plan, but I'll try to get something done about that before the next meeting.")
  • alindeman
    • review 341: ffmpeg
    • ping h0bbel to do something about paid support by next meeting
    • complete G2.3 fixes
  • beckett
    • look through integrations page on codex and update (remove obsoletes)

Completed Action items from last week