On Setting Scope
[Hi. I write here when it suits me.]
Jane’s post on setting the scope for future releases shows that WordPress’s process is continuing to mature. Notably:
- “Future release” goes away, and features will get slotted for specific releases.
- “As long as we’re not in freeze” goes away as a mentality.
- Project planning.
I have a prediction—the first few plans will suck! But that’s true of every project plan. [I know; I’m a project manager.] But I have hope that it will get better.
The embarrassing bug behind 2.9.1 getting so quickly moved out the door has me thinking about testing again. Before I expound on this topic, I find that I better just dive in before I sit here and pontificate…