[TYPO3-core] Reanimation of the TYPO3 bug day

ben van 't ende ben.vantende at typo3.org
Thu May 10 19:31:29 CEST 2012


Maybe a quarterly repetition is a good idea. Sounds good to me anyway.

gRTz ben

On 09/05/12 23:03, Andy Grunwald [wmdb] wrote:
> I think this month is a little bit to early to make it "better" than the others.
> This need some time to prepare different stuff.
> In my dream, we make a "We are back after a big sleep and we do it right". ;)
> Another idea could be a "bug weekend" every quarter of a year. Codespring like.
> Am 09.05.2012 22:52, schrieb Philipp Gampe:
>> Hi Andy,
>> Big +1 ... I was about to write the same mail a few days ago, but then as
>> distracted by other things.
>> May 25th would be the next candidate according to the wiki.
>> Cheers
>> Phil
>> Andy Grunwald [wmdb] wrote:
>>> Hey @ all,
>>> today i browsed through the pending patches in Gerrit [1].
>>> My first impression was "wow, there are so much patches with an +1
>>> verified AND +1 code review, where are the devs to commit this?".
>>> At the moment there are eight sites only for TYPO3/Core.
>>> In summary, that are round about 195 pending patches (7 sites per 25
>>> patches, 1 site per 20 patches). Yeah, i know, some patches are for more
>>> than one branch. SO, this number has to redruce a little bit.
>>> Fact is, that are "to much" ;)
>>> At this time, i`ve remembered, that there was a TYPO3 Bug day.
>>> In the wiki i`ve found some sites for it. [2]
>>> So, the last one was in August 2011. Sad :(
>>> I don`t know why this event fell in sleep.
>>> * To few contributers / activity?
>>> * Because this event was on a normal working day and many guys get no
>>> free from his company (it was a normal friday afaik)?
>>> * Who knows some (other) reasons?
>>> Okay, thats history. But we live in the presence.
>>> As i already said, i like the base idea of this event. To make it clear,
>>> in my opinion this event is to get progress at the TYPO3 project and fix
>>> bugs, introduce some new features and _OF COURSE_ to get in touch with
>>> the community and girls and guys in your neighbourhood.
>>> Because we like and love TYPO3, like and love the girls and guys and our
>>> daily work is based on this system.
>>> So why we do not reanimate this event? This is what i`m talking about in
>>> this post. I like to "reinvent" the TYPO3 bugday. The base idea is the
>>> same but the stuff around is more about community and people.
>>> But why reinvent? I would like to change some things (yes of course,
>>> this are only some ideas from me and i don`t know if they will work, but
>>> i think we can give this a try).
>>> I like to have ...
>>> * more (official) communication about this event (the result is
>>> transparency, too!)
>>> * more (statistics) numbers about the progress at this event (people
>>> love to see what they have created / finished)
>>> * every time a full list of _ALL_ contributers of this day (contribution
>>> can be code, food, rooms, sleeping rooms, motivation, ...)
>>> * a list of all fixed gremmlins / finished stuff of the day
>>> * a small ranking system / badge system (e.g. foursquare, SensioLabs
>>> Connect [3], ...) based on some statistics (heaviest contributer, place
>>> of the most contributions, place with the most core devs, most active
>>> community member during all bug days, and so on ..., people love fame)
>>> * some "presents" sponsored by the association / company sponsors (this
>>> must not be big presents, e.g. a t-shirt, some stickers, a poster form
>>> the last dev days, a small post card from the "ghost of the week" and
>>> his hometown? ;), some home brewn beer from MOC DK, a barcamp ticket,
>>> whatever ;) (presents are motivating stuff!)
>>> * some kind of "i wish this bug get fixed" or a voting (community
>>> based). Perhaps this could be a second "bug auction" or something like
>>> this * "direct" communication with our sponsors [4] / companies to provide
>>> some devs
>>> * ...
>>> This are only some small ideas which are collected very fast from my
>>> head. I think the crowed will find more cool stuff ;)
>>> I know that this stuff will produce a big amount of work. If i get
>>> official support from the TYPO3 Team (i don`t know who is responsible
>>> for this stuff?) i will try to manage this.
>>> But at first i want to know what you think about this topic.
>>> I want _YOUR_ feedback. After a first tweet [5], i`ve get very fast
>>> feedback from our Reverend [6] and Julle [7]. DKD is always ready to
>>> host a bug day.
>>> This are just my 2 cents about this topic. Now i love to hear your
>>> opinion about the / my additional ideas.
>>> All the best,
>>> Andy
>>> [1] https://review.typo3.org/#/q/status:open+project:TYPO3v4/Core,n,z
>>> [2] http://wiki.typo3.org/BugDay
>>> [3] https://connect.sensiolabs.com/
>>> [4] http://typo3.org/support/professional-services/
>>> [5] https://twitter.com/#!/andygrunwald/status/200264945940709378
>>> [6] https://twitter.com/#!/T3RevNeverEnd/status/200267467052953600
>>> [7] https://twitter.com/#!/christianjul/status/200270878951489539

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