[OOTB-addons] Documenting / organising acceptance criteria

Ángel Borroy angel.borroy at keensoft.es
Fri Oct 31 04:47:55 GMT 2014

Amazing job! I've been rewieving the content for a while, but I'll need
further study in order to get all this map clear. However, I just have some
comments on it. Should we use this mail list to discuss about it? Or is
there any review mechanism on the wiki?

Best regards,

El domingo, 26 de octubre de 2014, Axel Faust <axel.faust at prodyna.com>

>  Hello all,
> in the two weeks since Summit I have “played around” in our wiki (
> https://github.com/OrderOfTheBee/addons/wiki) trying out ways to document
> and organize any acceptance criteria we have for addons that we want to
> include in the collection. Currently, I have created a page for a “quick
> overview” of all criteria (
> https://github.com/OrderOfTheBee/addons/wiki/Inclusion-criteria-overview)
> and a couple of “sub-pages” that feature more detail in the description of
> requirements – and could potentially include examples of accepted vs.
> unaccepted constellations / behaviour in the future. These sub-pages are
> https://github.com/OrderOfTheBee/addons/wiki/Non-technical-inclusion-criteria
> and
> https://github.com/OrderOfTheBee/addons/wiki/Technical-inclusion-criteria
> for the moment, but may be further sub-divided when more content is
> included.
> The overview should be easier to use as a checklist when we review any
> addons since you don’t have to interpret and mince with too much textual
> description. But I think we won’t get by without having a more detailed,
> descriptive version of the criteria catalog either as simple clarification
> or an argumentative basis when we discuss reviews with addon developers. If
> – in the long run – we engage with the Community in educating developers
> about aspects we consider “best practice”, this should allow us to easily
> expand a detailed description of a single rule / criterion into a dedicated
> HowTo / blog post.
> The current content of these pages in regards to acceptance criteria
> reflects what I could think of to get started. Wherever possible I tried to
> keep the various comments from previous discussions in mind, but in the
> end, those contents are primarily intended as a plastic example.
> Please take the time to review and share your thoughts.
> As several people discussed at Summit, we need to keep the momentum of the
> Order in general going. I would like it if this meant we’ll have a first
> accepted draft of a criteria catalog sometime next month and start doing
> the first “prototype reviews” before Christmas holidays (and preparations)
> have everyone distracted for the rest of the year. Defining the “how” of
> criteria documentation is the first step…
> Regards
> Axel

Angel Borroy
655 47 47 55
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