On 08-08-17 11:11, Robert [via foodsoft] wrote:
> > *Migration*
> > * Benni makes backups (hopefully can we arrange a good timing)
> > (databases + app_config.yml)
> > * We restore them right after that to minimize downtime and data
> > loss.
> why do we expect data loss? Couldn't we do:
> 1. Benni takes down HTTP server,
> 2. Benni pulls backups,
> 3. we restore backups
> 4. and finally we start our HTTP server
> There would be no data loss, just some downtime (better announced
> downtime than financial chaos in foodcoop).
Yes, if we announce downtime (and Benni would be willing to put the app
in maintenance mode), then we can avoid data loss. Good one.
> > *Questions*
> > * How shall we collaborate on shared documents, like a list of
> > contact persons, jobs to be done, volunteers?
> > Some ideas: text file on shared server, google docs, owndrive,
> > etc.
> I vote for text file on shared server or a wiki. I think we can easily
> get a wiki by our local tech collective if that is what we want.
Unless there are other better ideas, I'd be happy with a wiki, great!
> > * Finances, let's discuss that separately.
> > o We probably need to share server costs.
> > o Ask each group to contribute. Mandatory to use or a donation?
> I like the idea of donations. Groups can donate periodically (e.g per
> month) on a voluntary basis. If our budget gets too low at some point,
> we launch a small email-fundraising-campaign among all users. If there
> is no money left, we stop the service.
I like the idea. Curious what the others think, and also what the full
community thinks. I guess we could start with something, and add a poll
or so at some point. How we make decisions together is something that's
sideways on my mind.