[theme-reviewers] Proposed Theme Review Day
edward.caissie at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 17:31:34 UTC 2012
Yes, noon would work much better than our old 10:AM timeslot ... which also
happens to have been scheduled for tomorrow, too.
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:53 AM, George Mamadashvili <
georgemamadashvili at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good idea, I'm in!
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 8:48 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>wrote:
>> I like it!
>> (This may even make a good replacement for our erstwhile WPTRT monthly
>> IRC meetings.)
>> I'll write something up on the Make Themes site, and get the word out!
>> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Amy Hendrix <sabreuse at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I really like Nitin's* idea of a theme review meetup, and I wanted to
>>> pull it out into its own thread and propose that we start as soon as
>>> possible, using the existing IRC channel #wordpress-themes in order to
>>> simplify the logistics as much as possible.
>>> I'm not in any position to make this an official meeting of any kind,
>>> but there's no reason on earth that we can't just get together and do
>>> The model I have in mind is
>>> * This isn't a meeting with an agenda: it's a group work day. Drop in
>>> for as long as you're available, and get as many reviews done as you
>>> can during that time.
>>> * The goal is to crunch through as much of the queue as possible while
>>> helping and learning from our peers.
>>> * All reviewers, however new or experienced, can bring questions about
>>> how to handle particular issues. Absolutely no penalties for admitting
>>> you're stuck ;)
>>> * Themers, you're welcome to join in the discussion, try your hand at
>>> reviewing, or just lurk and learn the process. However, please *don't*
>>> use this time to ask about when your own theme will be done -- we're
>>> taking everything in queue order, and we'd most likely just encourage
>>> you to sign on to review a few themes.
>>> * For new or potential reviewers, more experienced people will try to
>>> help out as much as we can with getting started, working with trac,
>>> setting up your test environment and the like.
>>> I'd love to get this going as quickly as possible in order to capture
>>> some of the energy that's come out of these discussions lately. For
>>> that reason, I will be in IRC tomorrow at 1700UTC/Noon US Eastern, and
>>> I'd love it if we can get as many people as we can to join in, even if
>>> it's only for a short time -- if this turns into a regular thing, we'd
>>> obviously want to work out a good way to schedule and make
>>> announcements a bit further in advance.
>>> * Apologies if I've got the credit wrong -- I discovered this morning
>>> that half the list mail was going to my spam folder, so I've been
>>> following parts of the discussion completely out of order.
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