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== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
# New member introductions: Allan Bell (UBC), Bronwen Sprout (UBC)
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# '''New member introductions''': Allan Bell (UBC), Bronwen Sprout (UBC)
# Quick round of updates
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# '''Quick round of updates'''
## What have we all been working on?  
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## What have we all been working on PKP-wise?  
 
## Any particular needs that the group can help with?
 
## Any particular needs that the group can help with?
# At-large membership: discuss poll results; identify top choices.
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# '''At-large membership''': discuss poll results; identify top choices; make a plan for inviting nominees.
# 3 volunteers from members committee - status?
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# 3 volunteers from '''members committee''' - status?
# Clarifying PKP '''priorities''' and '''methodologies''' so that this committee can begin to provide technical input and advice (see [http://pkp.sfu.ca/wiki/index.php/Technical_Committee#Mandate PKP Tech Committee Mandate]).
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# '''Reviewing our mandate''', cont'd:
## Perhaps each of us can commit to editing a small portion of the PKP documentation that we've used in our work?
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## '''Charge #1''': Guide priorities and methodologies
## New priorities-related document: [http://pkp.sfu.ca/wiki/index.php/General_Software_Milestones Software Milestones page] needs review
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### Last time the group came to the consensus that priorities and methodologies are unclear to us, so we are working towards fixing this.
## Any other new documents we should be aware of?
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### New priorities-related document (thanks Alec et al): [http://pkp.sfu.ca/wiki/index.php/General_Software_Milestones Software Milestones page] needs review.
## Overall need for better documentation and organization/accessibility of information. How can we improve it?
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### Any other new documents we should be aware of?
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### Perhaps each of us can commit to editing/clarifying a portion of the PKP documentation that we've used in our work?
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### Overall need for better documentation and organization/accessibility of information. Need for improving developer relations. How?
 
### James - update on new WP site?
 
### James - update on new WP site?
### Google group thread on using blog format for organizing/storing documents
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### See [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/pkp-technical-committee/FcByQ7ESK7M Google group thread] on which format to use (blog? wiki?) for organizing/storing documents (e.g. agendas, meeting minutes, documentation).
# Committee communication
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# '''Committee communication'''
## Google group
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## [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/pkp-technical-committee Google group]
## IRC channel? chat.freenode.net, #pkp
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## IRC? There is a #pkp channel on chat.freenode.net
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# Next meeting: how about Tuesday 18 June, 9am?
 
# Anything else?
 
# Anything else?

Revision as of 14:28, 16 May 2013

Agenda

  1. New member introductions: Allan Bell (UBC), Bronwen Sprout (UBC)
  2. Quick round of updates
    1. What have we all been working on PKP-wise?
    2. Any particular needs that the group can help with?
  3. At-large membership: discuss poll results; identify top choices; make a plan for inviting nominees.
  4. 3 volunteers from members committee - status?
  5. Reviewing our mandate, cont'd:
    1. Charge #1: Guide priorities and methodologies
      1. Last time the group came to the consensus that priorities and methodologies are unclear to us, so we are working towards fixing this.
      2. New priorities-related document (thanks Alec et al): Software Milestones page needs review.
      3. Any other new documents we should be aware of?
      4. Perhaps each of us can commit to editing/clarifying a portion of the PKP documentation that we've used in our work?
      5. Overall need for better documentation and organization/accessibility of information. Need for improving developer relations. How?
      6. James - update on new WP site?
      7. See Google group thread on which format to use (blog? wiki?) for organizing/storing documents (e.g. agendas, meeting minutes, documentation).
  6. Committee communication
    1. Google group
    2. IRC? There is a #pkp channel on chat.freenode.net
  7. Next meeting: how about Tuesday 18 June, 9am?
  8. Anything else?