Zikula hackfest

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This is a hackfest for FUDCon:Toronto 2009.

Contents

Goal

Our target this weekend: Migrate FWN to zikula on pt6.

Note that FWN will still continue to output in the usual channel (email text) until we migrate FWN to production, so there will be redundancy for a while. This is okay. Once we migrate to production, what's going to change is that the FWN email will contain a single link to the production instance. Sweet.

Where we'll be

We'll be working in the #fedora-mktg channel on Freenode.

We haven't picked a physical location yet but will post it here when we do.

Who to contact

  • FAS (actual name) - what we're responsible for wrangling
  • itbegins (Simon Birtwistle) - zikula guru
  • pcalarco (Pascal Calarco) - workflow and FWN ninja
  • mchua (Mel Chua) - marketing and editorial cap'n

Tasks

Production (Simon)

Task: get us to staging.

  • finish all packaging
  • deploy packages on pt6
  • finish/package/deploy design
  • get infra to help us take it to staging
  • load tests
  • capacity building

If time: look at how we can grow zikula capacity to help within Fedora, and Fedora capacity to be a good downstream to zikula.

Workflow (Pascal)

Task: Get FWN beats this week submitted and processed via a zikula workflow.

  • what scope for individual postings?
  • how to aggregate like content? categories def
  • submission of articles at beat level for FWN; wrangle beat authors to get FWN written in zikula this week and beyond
  • how to define editorial scope for FWN, Planet, etc.

If time: look at how we can grow zikula capacity to help within Fedora, and Fedora capacity to be a good downstream to zikula.

Content (Mel)

Task: Line us up for going to production with a full set of content by the start of February (well before the yet-to-be-planned Marketing FAD).

  • Document. Everything. We do. This weekend.
  • Focus on capacity-building and spreading the skills of key people
  • Set up a process for final QA via using FWN as a test while we're in staging.
  • Design a policy for adding posts.
  • Design a policy for moderating comments.
  • Write and line up a soft launch plan for...
    • content schedule
    • planet
    • fwn
    • video
    • audio
    • other articles
  • goals and success metrics for FI

If time: look at how we can grow zikula capacity to help within Fedora, and Fedora capacity to be a good downstream to zikula.