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From: Luca Barbato <lu_zero@g.o>
Subject: Re: IMPORTANT definitions draft
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 16:53:03 +0100
dams@... wrote:
> yo, this is a first attempt to write definitions and rules. Please correct my
> bad english, bring new ideas, precisions, and critics :) Thanks
> * Problem that might be handled by desktop-research
>  [anybody has a better title?]

Field[Issues] of Interest
> A problem is in our field of action if it's about desktop, that is : client
> side, end-user oriented workstation use. Basically, that's everything UI
> oriented, plus hardware managment, installation problems, simple system
> managment, as long as it is client-side oriented, that is, as long as it
> doesn't use servers.
> Examples:
> setting internet/lan connection is desktop, but setting a ftp server is not.
> setting sound card, graphic card is desktop, setting hardware RAID is not (well
> actually it's becoming pretty widely used, so it might become shortly)
> * Problem resolution

Discussion could take place both irc or ml, the irc discussion result 
should be mailed.

#Discussion/planning phase
> - throw a description here, verify validity
> - preliminary discussion here
#Prototype phase [no strict deadlines/roadmap]
- Prepare a testcase or a little code snippet to let everybody play with 
possible solution.
- With the help of the other insterested in (small groups or everybody) 
let's try to get a fully working program.
#Revision phase [strict deadline]
> - add a new task : at least some time to research further (with a milestone),
>   and some time to find a solution (with milestone).
> - assign people tio the task, set up deadlines

#Project tracking
> - once the planning phase end with approval. the thing should end up to a GLEP
- the d-r site should host a little summary of every project with phases 
and timings once we are in the Proto phase.(refer to the 
taskchart to have an example).


> ok this whole thing is not good enough, we need to make it better
Here my additions, please fix/extend it.


Luca Barbato
Gentoo Linux

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One research problem we could research
-- Paul de Vrieze
Re: Dead?
-- Tiemo Kieft
desktop problems
-- dams
Re: desktop problems
-- Paul de Vrieze
Re: desktop problems
-- dams
IMPORTANT definitions draft
-- dams
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