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Re: workflow (was Progress report)

On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 12:20 -0700, Karsten Wade wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 11:06, Tammy Fox wrote:
> [snipped process]
> > Thanks for writing this out Karsten. Yes, I meant that I think there
> > should be 2 phases after the edit phase -- one in which the publication
> > editor reviews it and once in which the web maintainer publishes it
> > after publication editor handoff. Perhaps we need another tracker bug? I
> > hate to add even more process into the mix, but it would make it easier
> > for me to remember which tutorials need my edits and which just need to
> > be pushed live (other than the post-it note on my LCD). Right now, there
> > seems to be one tracker bug with the label "Docs ready for going to
> > fedora.redhat.com. " To me, the label implies they have past the
> > publication editor phase. So, we either need to add another tracker or
> > change the summary of the tracker bug to be more inline with its
> > purpose.
> Actually, that sounds like it's just part of the Editing phase.  The
> approach would be:
> 1. New doc gets new individual tracking #, blocking the active bug
> tracker
> 2. Writer is assigned to that bug.
> 3. Writer assigns that bug to the Editor for editing.  If the Editor
> needs to kick it back to the Writer, reassign it back.  Otherwise, the
> Editor assigns it to the Publications Editor (or Editor-in-Chief or
> whatever we call that role).
> 4. Pub Editor does the final-final check.  If it's sent back, it stays
> blocking the same bug, but gets individually reassigned to the Editor
> (or Writer).  If it's approved, it gets assigned to the Web Maintainer
> -and- moved to block the ready-for-publication bug.
> How's that?
> I need a swim diagram for this stuff. :)

Sounds good to me.

This brings back memories of drawing state diagrams in Automata
class. ;-)

> - Karsten
> -- 
> Karsten Wade, RHCE, Tech Writer
> a lemon is just a melon in disguise
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