[Sidefx-houdini-list] Clear market feedback with RFE
sidefx at trinix.ca
Thu Jan 31 09:25:41 EST 2008
Hi, recently I talked with a user complaining the Houdini lack of
certain basic modeling features etc. After talking for a while with him
I realized some of his requests were good and others are just not really
needed by the community and that can explain why they are not taken care
This week too there was a post on the mailing list that diverged to: "to
implement a feature or not to implement, that is the question".
So I asked the question once again and let me know if it doesn't make
sense at all, or maybe it already exists.
Would it be good to have a RFE kind of blog where all RFE are listed and
any user can...
1- Vote +1, 0, -1 one time per user per RFE.
2- Explain why he votes (to help other users make a clear decision)
3- Subscribe to a mailing list to be warned of every new RFE
4- Make a search on existing RFE to avoid posting duplicates
That way SideFx could know exactly what the market wants. The user must
tell if he's an apprentice or if he has a license to help SideFx decide
how much a vote count internally.
However I think a warning should be made to explain that SideFx cannot
automatically respect this list as is for any reason they might have,
technical, business etc. In other words, it has to be clear that SideFx
is still the one who decides bottom line.
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