I've already put my hand up to help out. Ideally as many comitters as
possible say they are either in principle backing the committe and
waiting for the results, against the whole notion of this change, or
abstain completly (including the final vote).
This is going to be alot of work for those who get involved and
knowing what sort of opposition there is going to be from the start is
It would also be good to get people who want to be activly invovled to
put your hands up soon (i.e before the weekend) because we'd like to
have this done for the next release feature freeze which is currently
set for oct 17.
On 23 August 2011 23:45, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> The overall deadline for the project would be the beginning of the
> feature freeze for the next release, so that the new menu layout can
> be available with the next Rockbox release.
> Again, this whole process is up for comments before we start. If we
> get enough people willing to commit to contributing their suggestions
> at each phase, we'll take it and go. If you object to the results of
> the phase after the phase is over, don't waste time starting
> arguments, just vote against it at the end. If the version contributed
> to by everyone is voted down, then we can entertain voting on
> contributed .diffs, but the real goal here is to use a process by
> which we incorporate a little bit of everyone's input into something
> that is, if never near perfect, better than what we have now.
Just on that last paragraph. Te vote should be a simple yes/no, with
no veto-ing possible (unlike RFC-type posts which are expected for
This is going to be alot of work., and we want as many people to be *
actively involved* as possible, but we dont want people who dont have
an open mind, or only want to do little changes.
So, If you want in let us know. If you feel there is nothing wrong
with the menus then that is fine, but please stay out of our way.
Received on 2011-08-23