WP Notify Meeting Recap – August 26, 2019

The following is a summary of the kick off  WP Notify meetings that occurred on Monday, August 26, 2019. Weekly WP Notify are held every Monday at 14:00 UTC and 22:00 UTC respectively. A full transcript can be found here in the #feature-notifications channel in the Make WordPress Slack.

Attendees: @jon_bossenger, @juhise, @Hareesh, @nik, @richard_korthuis, @netpassprodsr, @jpry, @felipeelia, @sergey, @patpgogy, @timothybjacobs @hrmervin, @mnelson4, @justinahinon, @sergey, @garrett-eclipse, @xendin.unknown, @mikeschinkel


We kicked of both meetings with a review of the current project status, with a focus on the original trac ticket and the proposal post.

Next steps

  • Our proposed next step is to review the current data and start collecting all of the requirements.
  • This should also include any design requirements, and a data model that needs to be able to handle all of the use cases
  • Our ultimate first goal for the next few weeks or so would be a requirements document, including designs, and the data model

Requirements gathering tools

An important part of this process would be to agree on the tools we will use to gather and document the project requirements. Some form of collaborative documentation tool that doesn’t limit anyone based on operating system or location seems like the best choice. Options discussed include:

  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft offers a onedrive.live complement to Google Docs
  • A GitHub/GitLab repo, with PR’s working as ways to accept items for the document
  • @netpassprodsr was curious as to whether Slack’s document store be a practical option?
  • @hrmervin pointed out the using GitHub/GitLab might be limiting to non developer folks

There was also a lively discussion around the actual technical implementation, however it was agreed that it is too early to be discussing this.

Comments/suggestions are encouraged and welcome.

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