Re: Re: Digest of QA/Developer Lead Discussion

From: Matt Shomphe <mshomphe_at_comcast_dot_net>
Date: Sat Aug 09 2003 - 14:37:08 CDT

At 12:05 PM 8/9/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Anand Pillai" <abpillai@nospammail.net>
>To: "voting project" <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
>Cc: "Adrianne Xing" <xinxin_2000@yahoo.com>; "Arthur Keller"
><arthur@kellers.org>; "Alan Dechert" <adechert@earthlink.net>; "David Mertz,
>Ph.D." <voting-project@gnosis.cx>; "Matt Shomphe" <mshomphe@comcast.net>
>Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2003 10:22 AM
>Subject: Digest of QA/Developer Lead Discussion
>
>The digest is fine if you have the time. However, I want to see,
>
>1) An advance announcement about the meeting to the list. You should NOT
>adjust your schedule in case others prefer a different time/date. The
>meeting is between Matt and Anand but let's make it so others can
>participate if they have the time.

This was kind of an ad-hoc meeting. I agree that others should be allowed
to participate. So, if it's all right, let's at least have regular weekend
meetings, 9am Sat & Sun (PT).

>2) I would like to have the entire dialog copied to the list. We want to
>see who is saying what, exactly. This takes no time at all -- just cut and
>paste and send. No editing.

Alan, although I understand wanting to know the details of the dialogue,
copying & pasting makes the message kind of incoherent. I'm fairly
scattered in meetings, so random stuff can be interjected. I would rather
have a digest/summary of the meeting than the actual text. When you sent
your dialogue with Anand, I couldn't really make heads or tails of
it. It's like listening to the tape of a meeting, but with "smileys"
interjected. In addition, someone reading the text might misinterpret
something, or something that looked resolved earlier in the text is changed
later on.

I would suggest a digest/summary. Some kind of notes for the whole
meeting. If there are disputes, we can always go back to the original text.

Matt
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