list of TB contributors and governance
axel.grude at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 24 09:07:14 UTC 2012
I forgot one:
As I see it, *we will also need to discuss at least creation of* *the following modules*:
* Product Design + User Acceptance
* Addons Integration
>> On 23/10/12 18:25, Axel wrote:
>>>> Note that we traditionally didn't even have an actual module structure
>>>> for non-code stuff like marketing, as those might be better organized
>>>> in a different way, e.g. by the bodies caring about shipping products.
>>> that is exactly what Kent and me were trying to say; the module system
>>> does not necessarily cover things like Marketing, overall product
>>> design, monetization and the roadmap for the future.
>> OK. So, while the "Module" name might start to be a bit inaccurate, the Mozilla
>> module owner system is basically a way of saying who is responsible for stuff.
>> There already exist a number of non-code 'modules':
>> There's no reason why there shouldn't be many more. If we want to put peole in
>> charge of marketing or design, it doesn't require an entirely new governance system
>> to achieve that.
> I see - so module would catch all even the non-development stuff. One thing I see is
> that this on an overall level (all Mozilla products), whereas I believe we need
> (some of) such (sub)modules under the Thunderbird heading. Let's review the list we
> have got currently:
> * Thunderbird
> * Build Config
> * 3-pane and standalone message views
> * Address Book
> * Compose
> * Instant Messaging
> * Preferences and Account Settings
> * Testing Infrastructure
> * Theme
> As I understand this, the owner is understood as "benevolent dictator" and the peers
> are the "team", would that roughly describe the current organization? I would just
> like to understand how the decisions are made and enforced.
> As I see it, *we will also need to discuss at least creation of* *the following
> * Product Design + User Acceptance
> * Marketing
> * Monetization
> Kent, would adding modules like this cover what you think is required?
> *Axel Grude* [T]
> Software Developer
> Thunderbird Add-ons Developer (QuickFolders, quickFilters, QuickPasswords, Zombie
> Keys, SmartTemplate4)
> AMO Editor
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