Where is Samba heading these days?
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Sep 3 22:55:13 CEST 2013
On Tue, 2013-09-03 at 12:11 +0200, Karolin Seeger wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 12:34:48AM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> > A lot of development and planning is going on around Samba,
> > but that may not be apparent to all of our community.
> > Therefore, I created a wiki page that is intended to collect
> > the bigger development goals we currently have in Samba.
> > On some of them someone is already working while others
> > are rather in the planning or design phase.
> > I did not call the wiki page roadmap because it lacks a timeline.
> > Here is the link:
> > https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_Next_Goals
> > I hope other developers will start adding to the page,
> > and we will add more items and details and also give
> > indication which items are already being worked on.
> I like the idea of taking care of something like a roadmap.
> There are some related Wiki pages, like
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba/Status and
> I would like to see these merged and the result linked to the main page.
> The most important fact is that it needs to be updated regularly.
> So I would like to propose that I will call for updates regularly, maybe
> once a month or something like that to keep the status up to date.
That seems very reasonable. We need clear agreement and active
communication of where we are going, to give our users confidence in our
I'll see what I can do with regard to merging some of the wiki pages,
but the most important point is keeping it current.
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