[Decapod] Capture demo, JIRA gardening, next steps

Jess Mitchell jess at jessmitchell.com
Fri Jan 8 14:31:31 UTC 2010


This looks like a very good summary and articulation of the priorities and next steps for Decapod development.

Jess Mitchell
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On Jan 8, 2010, at 7:20 AM, Boyan Sheytanov wrote:

> Hi Jon et. al!
> For the sake of clarity, I'm posting an overview of where we currently
> are at with Decapod development (based on the discussions on the demo
> and the dev meeting yesterday).
> As Capture is brought to a relatively working state, we now need to do
> the following:
> 1) Apply some code improvements suggested, e.g. that.locate() doesn't
> need to be jQuery-wrapped (Michelle, Colin, looking forward to more
> notes).
> 2) Update the status of JIRA issues related to Capture (Jon, I marked
> all FLUID-3312 subissues as resolved, and assigned them to you for a
> review and closing).
> 3) Do some more JIRA gardening - there is some stuff that hasn't been
> updated for a while -
> http://issues.fluidproject.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&mode=hide&pid=10001&sorter/order=DESC&sorter/field=priority&resolution=-1&component=10087
> (these are open issues for the Decapod component, mostly related to
> design).
> 4) Move the codebase from scratchpad to incubator (do we need to file
> a JIRA issue for this?).
> 5) Deploy the current code on the build server (will need some python
> packages setup), probably have to move to incubator first (again, is
> JIRA needed?).
> 6) File JIRAs for tasks related to the next component to be developed
> - fixing images (I'll be doing that pretty soon as I have another look
> at the workflow and wireframes).
> Our decision was to implement the components according to the Decapod
> workflow. This means, first images are captured, then they are fixed,
> and then - exported to PDF. After that probably we will do some work
> on dashboard - working with multiple projects and persisting the
> current state of each project. Working on the server solely is not a
> priority - we will add to things as we develop the UI interface. On
> the list of things to be done are:
> * Imrpoving URLs API (make it more RESTful).
> * Support for job scheduling (and operations on the job queue).
> * Adding some basic dewarp/export to PDF scripts.
> * Image order persistence (i.e. model persistence, which is tightly
> connected to project data persistence).
> Briefly, our next priority is to develop the Fix Image functionality
> and meanwhile deploy the current code to the build server. Do not
> hesitate to add comments and suggestions (if you have read so far :).
> Greetings,
> Boyan
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