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This page is a light project plan for Fedora Insight.


To deploy a content management system for the Fedora Project; and to build around it a team of Fedora contributors who are passionate about maintaining it and serving other contributors with it.

Project name

Fedora Insight


Project team







Phase 1

A working content management system at, with the following functionality:

  • Authentication to FAS
  • Group assignment through FAS
  • Working theme as prepared by the Design team
  • Publication procedure for Fedora Weekly News

Phase 2

The following additional functionality:

  • The ability to select items from configured RSS feeds to be promoted to publication and other tagging
  • Adding a built-in calendar system into Drupal where all Fedor's teams and projects can post their meetings. (it should look like this or this). (I can take care of packaging it when we will decide to deploy it on Insight, need to package following modules, Calendar and Date) (Andrea Veri)

Phase 3

The following additional functionality:

  • The ability to publish and attach podcasts to a story
  • Post announcements of podcast publication



  • Handle multiple beats
  • Handle arbitrary number of beats per issue
  • Publish new issue to front page with issue summary
  • Link issue to ToC for easier reading
  • Provide issue as a combined single page


  • Add another content type here and what we want from it


  • Determine all requirements
  • Scope requirements into phases
  • Determine whether platform meets requirements
    • If not, select modules and package for drupal6 in EL-5 (with eye toward EL-6 too)
  • Deploy test instance
  • For each requirement in phase:
    • Assign responsible contributor
    • Document procedure for fulfillment on wiki
    • Create appropriate facility in the platform
    • Have appropriate stakeholders test and accept
  • Test -> Stage
    • Recreate facilities in staging instance
    • Have stakeholders test for consistency and accept
  • Stage -> Production