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Re: [mylyn-dev] GSoC 2012 - Activity tracing for Tasks, Builds, Reviews and Commits

<< My sense is that the best first step would be a visualization for the
task editor before implementing a dashboard. >>

Okay. Maybe we could try the following suggestion:
- the visualization in the task editor is a required feature for GSoC and
- the dashboard is a optional feature and could be done, if time remains

??


Am 6. April 2012 11:20 schrieb Steffen Pingel <steffen.pingel@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
Thanks for filing the bug. There is also a high-level theme bug that
captures some of the related discussions:

 355974: [theme] improve traceability for artifacts associated with tasks
 https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=355974

Maarten, your suggestion sounds very interesting but it's out of scope
of the Mylyn project to provide team planning or reporting
functionality. We could consider making an extensible dashboard that
would enable other tools to provide reporting but I would like to
focus on the traceability aspect in the Summer of Code project. My
sense is that the best first step would be a visualization for the
task editor before implementing a dashboard.

Steffen


On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 9:57 AM, Timur Achmetow
<achmetow84@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> << Rather than discuss on mailing list maybe you should open a bug for your
> project, so we can discuss using mylyn itself (eat our own dog food)! >>
> Yes good idea, I have opened a bug: Bug 376233
>
>
> << My pet wish concerns milestone planning & visualization. >>
> Okay, that sounds very interesting, too. The same problems I have also.
>
> << It would be much easier if this was integrated in Mylyn, because Eclipse
> does not have graphviz enabled. >>
> Yes, definitively! Instead of graphviz we could also work with Zest?
>
> Am 6. April 2012 09:25 schrieb Maarten Meijer <mm105@xxxxxxxxx>:
>>
>> Hi Tim,
>>
>> Very good that you are on board to help imp[rove the wonderful Mylyn even
>> further.
>>
>> My pet wish concerns milestone planning & visualization. It would have a
>> single view where I can see all the tasks that need to be done for next
>> milestone with current status and dependencies in a sort of graphical tree
>> view.
>>
>> One thing that I would consider useful in a dashboard is a graphical view
>> to show all the bugs and dependencies that need to be fixed for next
>> milestone.
>> A query that shows all bugs for a milestone is easy to make.
>>
>> Unfortunately bugzilla doesn't support using the graphviz tree view for
>> this right now, hence this work around:
>> In my own bugzilla I have the graphviz visualization turned on, so I can
>> get a tree view.
>> I then make a specific milestone bug that has a dependencies all the bugs
>> that are scheduled for that milestone.
>>
>> It would be much easier if this was integrated in Mylyn, because Eclipse
>> does not have graphviz enabled. And it would be nice to just select the
>> milestone and get the view.
>>
>> You understand what I mean?
>> Rather than discuss on mailing list maybe you should open a bug for your
>> project, so we can discuss using mylyn itself (eat our own dog food)!
>>
>> Good luck with your project!
>>
>> Regards
>> Maarten Meijer
>> mm105@xxxxxxxxx
>> Eclipse RCP consultant & trainer
>> contributed to Mylyn & ECF
>>
>>
>>
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Steffen Pingel
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Mylyn Tasks Lead
http://tasktop.com
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