Brainstorm proposal

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Tue Sep 7 13:57:37 BST 2010

 On 07/09/10 09:30, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 07:23:09PM +0100, Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
>> Would it be reasonable to put one brainstorm item on the TB agenda for
>> discussion each TB meeting? It wouldn't require quorum, and be a way to
>> get a pulse reading on the item (identifying differences of opinion
>> within the TB) so whoever's writing up the response can factor that in.
>> Also avoids having a big pile of them at a particular point in the release.
>> I think having the quarterly cadence is useful, and wrapping up the
>> responses into an overview analysis on that cadence would work. I think
>> it would be a win if we can avoid a "we need to consider these 20 things
>> by next week" moment.
> Spreading the work out more would be convenient, but I don't see an obvious
> way to do that while still working with fresh and representative data.  In
> practice, since this will be a scheduled event for each cycle, it will be
> "we know we will need to consider 20 things during this time" and "now we
> need to do those 20 things we planned to do during this time" so it may not
> be so bad.  I think we can spread it out over a few weeks each quarter, and
> not cram it into a single week.

Okdokey, no objections from me and I think the consideration will be
well received in the community, and provide useful insight for our planning.


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