[Portfolio] [Management] Deprecating reports and warehouse tools.

Steve Foehr steve at staff.ri.net
Wed Mar 10 10:13:16 PST 2010

Hi All,

FYI - the RI K12 project uses the Data Warehouse and Reports tools for all
of its reporting at the student, teacher, and district administrator levels.


On 3/9/10 6:20 PM, "Clay Fenlason" <clay.fenlason at et.gatech.edu> wrote:

> Copying the portfolio list on this, to cast the net for informed
> functional opinions a little wider.
> No comments from me for the moment, I just want to ask an extra
> question or two. Can you explain more precisely what "does not work"
> means for the Reports tool?
> What dependencies are there between the Reports and Warehouse tools
> and any other parts of osp? Or perhaps even outside the osp suite?
> ~Clay
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 5:50 PM, Berg, Alan <A.M.Berg at uva.nl> wrote:
>> Hi Product council and Maintenance team members,
>> the MT are meeting Wednesday to discuss depreciation recommendations for the
>> PC as part of the Sakai 2.7 life cycle. This is good as the MT are the
>> experts who deal with operational reality on a daily basis.
>> As Interim QA director I have the professional role to signal issues
>> clearly. The Reports tool does not work in the QA tag Sakai 2.7 beta 4 and
>> that the warehouse tool also appears to be unsupported. After discussion
>> with Noah and Beth I believe that the tools do not have sufficient community
>> support and are not being used widely enough to justify continued QA
>> effort. I therefore strongly recommend moving the tools from Enterprise core
>> status back into contrib before the beta 5 tag is released and thus giving
>> QA enough time to verify that removal was safe before 2.7 is tagged.
>> Alan
>> Alan Berg
>> Interim QA Director - The Sakai Foundation
>> Senior Developer / Quality Assurance
>> Group Education and Research Services
>> Central Computer Services
>> University of Amsterdam
>> http://home.uva.nl/a.m.berg
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