Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#14 closed defect (FIXED)

flesh out design decisions in docs

Reported by: Will Kahn-Greene Owned by: Christopher Allan Webber
Priority: minor Milestone: 0.0.1
Component: programming Keywords:
Cc: Parent Tickets:


One of the things we're adding to the manual is a chapter on design
decisions. This is important for two reasons:

1. people new to the project can read it, learn what we've decided
   so far, and why
2. people new to the project can glean more about how we plan to do
   what we're doing
3. head off "why didn't you do xyz?" questions which the project
   team has discussed, decided, and moved on
4. gives us a good resource for re-evaluating decisions later on
   down the road when necessary
5. gives people working on other projects a good resource for
   working through these sorts of decisions more quickly for their

For April 30th, we need to do the following:

1. format the question and answer sections in an appropriate way
2. add sections that should be covered that aren't yet
3. add a workflow bit at the bottom for how to add questions in the

Change History (6)

comment:1 by Will Kahn-Greene, 13 years ago

Milestone: 0.0.1
Putting this in the 0.0.1 target.

comment:2 by Will Kahn-Greene, 13 years ago

Status: NewResolved
I know I created this bug, but I don't know offhand what's actually
missing from the design docs chapter or what's outstanding work
other than an editing pass.

I did an editing pass just now, so I think I'm just going to close
this one out.

comment:3 by Will Kahn-Greene, 13 years ago

Owner: set to Christopher Webber
Chris did a pass on the design decisions doc and it looks good
other than the section on the copyright assignment which is wrong.

I'm going to assign this to him to finish that up. Then he can
close this one out.

comment:4 by Will Kahn-Greene, 13 years ago

Status: ResolvedIn Progress
Oops--fixing this to be In Progress.

comment:5 by Will Kahn-Greene, 13 years ago

Status: In ProgressClosed
Chris did this.

comment:6 by Will Kahn-Greene, 12 years ago

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