Forum OpenACS Q&A: Boston Bug Bashing Blowout Organization Thread
Al has agreed to host us at MIT with space and connectivity and probably some food/beer :).
If you going to Linux world there is a $10 bus from NYC to Boston.
I can provide some crash space. Can anyone else in the Boston area help put people up?
Make a note here if you are coming and what you think we should work on. We will probably not set an agenda till closer to the date.
One idea is if we have some instructional design type people to help out might be to set up a dotLRN demo with OCW material.
The date approaches! Who is coming? When are you arriving? What do you want to work on?
- Top Ten Priorities for OpenACS ... what are yours?
- Help DaveB upgrade openacs.org to 5.0
- Work on Worker Bee bugs
We have a seperate server where I have been testing the work. The code in is the openacs-org brnach of the openacs-4 repository.
I was thinking that having so many openacs brains in one place might be a good opportuntity for me to refresh Oasis - my openacs vmware image - to also support version 5.0. I've gotten enough feedback from grateful (mostly Windows) users to think that it's a worthwhile investment in time for me, and I think that it would also be a good way to start the day in case other folks didn't have a working instance to develop against i.e. if folks needed to, they could ssh into a vm on my laptop.
Also, I volunteered to provide some basic automated tests for OpenACS packages, but for various reasons couldn't get them debugged properly against a working 5.0 instance (I kept hitting installer bugs for the base and/or the packages I was testing, etc).
Perhaps given the short period of time we could combine working on the worker-bee bugs and writing covering tests for them?
I think we would have enough hands available to do this and help Dave with the openacs.org upgrade.
Please email me for directions.