Changes between Version 115 and Version 116 of ProjectManagementIdeas


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Timestamp:
Aug 2, 2011, 9:16:12 PM (3 years ago)
Author:
ChrisNelson
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Responded to Jay's feedback.

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    558558While I like the idea of where you are going with this.  The concepts and "design" section have taken a turn towards specific implementations.  I would suggest a combination of making these ideas configurable, as well as extending various classes and providers to be extensible/replaceable.
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     560''First, thanks for the feedback.  I'm not sure what section you mean when you say "concepts" and the [#Design design] section is intended to describe extension points that provide a common interface to other PM-related components. -- CLN, 2011-08-02''
     561
    559562  - For example, one may not want a "work" field, since man hours effort, in their project may have little value.  Instead, they may wish to use "days" for calendar time, or "dollars" for contractor costs.
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     564''While I think Trac is heavily weighted to tracking work, being a little more abstract with what the estimate and progress are isn't a bad thing. -- CLN, 2011-08-02''
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    560566    - instead of "risk", one might want business value.
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     568''I envision the priority rule for scheduling being the most commonly replaced component.  If risk doesn't mean anything to you, ignore it (or if risk is 0 throughout your project, it won't affect the priorities). -- CLN, 2011-08-02''
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    561570    - for any of this meta data, it would seem logical to support "Calculated fields" for the children, such as in the ValuePropagationPlugin
    562571  - Another area is the "providers"  The ability to assign a provider to return the value in a custom or default field.
     
    565574
    566575It almost seems like any custom or default field added to this concept should be able to specify it's very own provider, optionally.
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     577''Can you say more about how that would work?  Frankly, my knowledge of Trac internals grows slowly and as needed for my little bit of plugin programming. -- CLN, 2011-08-02''
     578
    567579== More Feed Back Here ==
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