Thanks! I've entered my information. Do you want to start making
results available immediately, or would you prefer to wait until more people
have posted responses?
From: Eoghan Ó Carragáin
Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 3:15 AM
To: Demian Katz
Subject: Re: [Vufind-admins] Welcome to the admins list!
I didn't receive any more suggestions re survey, so I
suppose it's good to go.
2009/9/18 Demian Katz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sounds fine to me, though don't
feel you have to do any extra work on the weekend just to please those of us on
other parts of the globe. As long as it's ready near the beginning of the
week and you send a note to the list when you're ready for people to start
filling it in, I'm sure everyone will be content.
That sounds fine. I'll make changes as suggestions come in tomorrow and over
the weekend. It is hard to keep track of everyone's time-zones, but how about I
make final changes by midnight GMT on Sunday?
2009/9/17 Demian Katz <email@example.com>
In the interest of keeping
things moving, how about we make the rest of this week the comment period on
the survey. I'll leave it to your discretion how to implement the various
suggestions that come up. We can then spend next week answering the
survey and agreeing on a voting system, vote the first half of the following
week, and have an admin group constituted by October. Then we can get to
the serious work of stabilizing the trunk and making a release.
Does this sound reasonable to
Survey as requested: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en_GB&formkey=dDNPNi1KVm9kY2dxcFAyRnB3UklLUEE6MA..
Let me know if anything should be changed/added before people start filling
If we go ahead and use this, I can share out the Google Docs spreadsheets
and/or collate results into the wiki as needed.
2009/9/16 Demian Katz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I just checked the membership list, and it looks like all of the VuFind admin
volunteers have joined this list. If anybody has been waiting to speak
until the whole group was present, you can go ahead now. Please let us
know if you have any objections to the proposed policies and group
composition… though I'm hoping the silence means general agreement!
As far as moving forward, I've asked Eoghan to post a link to the skills
survey he's been developing so we can learn more about each other's abilities
and hopefully make more informed decisions in order to build a diverse, committed
and stable admin group. We also need to figure out a voting procedure to
select the group once we have the necessary information available -- I plan to
spend some time looking at LimeSurvey to see if that's a suitable tool since
it's conveniently built into the Sourceforge site, but if there are other
suggestions, I'm happy to hear them.
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