[Council Meeting] Minutes from 2019-10-24

Patrick Cloke patrick at cloke.us
Mon Nov 11 22:22:56 UTC 2019


Hey Geoff,

That’s definitely in the works too. We should also make sure that it isn’t just one person working on this! Is it documented how to add a new API? E.g. I’ve considered if there are reasonable ones to add for chat, but have no idea where to even start!

—Patrick

On Mon, Nov 11, 2019, at 4:40 PM, Geoff Lankow wrote:
> On 12/11/2019 03:40, Patrick Cloke wrote:
> > * Ryan brought up the topic of publishing an add-ons roadmap, in 
> > response to community feedback.
> > * Wayne brought up that there isn't agreement in philosophy on the 
> > amount of resources to use on supporting add-ons. The amount of 
> > support necessary is likely disproportionate to the number of add-ons 
> > and add-on users. Some amount of commitment should be made.
> > * Jörg identified that many power users (the biggest advocates for 
> > Thunderbird) likely use add-ons.
> > * Patrick and Ryan discussed what the root cause might be: do we 
> > need more documentation? Guidance?
> 
> More personnel? There's much more we could/should be doing but I'm 
> swamped with a number of big projects on the go. The current rate of 
> about one meaningful API addition per release cycle is nowhere near enough.
> 
> GL
> 
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