2008-09-18 Developers Conference Call


18 September 2008

In Attendance

  • Justin Miranda
  • Mike Seaton
  • Burke Mamlin
  • Ben Wolfe
  • Brian McKown
  • Darius Jazayeri
    Sam Ndichu
    Andreas Kollegger
    Saptarshi Purkayastha


  • Review decisions from last week
  • Starting a road map
    • Decide on Trac vs. the wiki
    • Prioritization process (at least to get started)
  • New website(s) update
  • GSoC Mentor Summit


  • Justin update re: new trac site
    • testing on svn2
    • making smooth transition from current trac to new trac
    • subversion should not have ssl; trac needs ssl as long as we use new trac as we do now
  • Roadmap
    1. Define timeline explicitely.
    2. Schedule code reviews on regular basis.
    3. Burke will make straw man road map.
    4. Ben will lead code review process.
      • Hour or whatever it takes per week for code review
      • 3 constant code review people.
  • Mentor Summit
    • Proposed two people to send:
      • Ben
      • Mike
  • Mark Benscoter helping with OpenMRS mentorship.
    • Organizing Developers.
    • Making the most of all internship opportunities.
    • CC mark on all/any internship correspondence.
  • Planning a Software Development Class backed by OpenMRS.
    • Implementation specific module for one (or two) implementer(s).
    • Develop something closer to products than programs.
    • Prefer aim low and hit goal than aim high and miss goal.
    • Use concrete specifications from OpenMRS developer and/or implementor(s).
    • Project Ideas:
      • PMTCT
      • Reverse Chronological View of Patient data.
  • Tagging 20+ tickets as "My first OpenMRS ticket." - See new trac report: http://dev.openmrs.org/report/20

    Moving tests from test.api.org.openmrs.test. to test.api.org.openmrs.*

  • Burke's one more thing that Brian hung up on before he could say it:
    • Need to do Logic-a-thon in late October or mid-november (before Thanksgiving).