firefox development process changes
gavin at gavinsharp.com
Mon Aug 11 18:25:08 UTC 2014
The short answer:
- Bugzilla or Mercurial aren't the whole picture
- even if they were, brief aggregated summaries are useful
Some tooling investment can help with the second, but wouldn't help
with the first.
On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Chris Peterson <cpeterson at mozilla.com> wrote:
> As gps asked in bug 1048558, why ask people what they've already done when
> most of that work is documented in Bugzilla and Mercurial?
> Google has (had?) a similar system, called "Snippets", that is similar to
> bsmedberg's Status tool. It has a minimally-distruptive email interface and
> it is a standard through the whole company. More info:
> On 8/11/14 8:20 AM, Gavin Sharp wrote:
>> We have a bug on file to make some improvements to bsmedberg's tool
>> (or a forked version of it) for our purposes:
>> I'm not sure what the current plan is there - Blake, do you have an
>> On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Blair McBride <bmcbride at mozilla.com>
>>> On 30/07/2014 11:41 a.m., Gavin Sharp wrote:
>>>> - We will eliminate the Tuesday status meetings entirely. In their
>>>> place, we will ask all team members to provide daily updates via
>>>> bsmedberg's status tool. Updates should be short and submitted at the
>>>> beginning of your day, and mention what you accomplished yesterday, what
>>>> you plan to do today, and anything you're blocked on. Your updates
>>>> should include specific status updates for each of the bugs that you're
>>>> committed to: "work in progress", "in review", or "landed".
>>> Using this again was a bit of a shock, TBH. The visual design, or lack
>>> thereof, feels dispiriting at the start of the day.
>>> I don't mean that as a trivial thing - it's well established that
>>> appealing tools result in a more positive and productive experience, and
>>> follow-on effects to other tasks.
>>> - Blair
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