[FSW Project] Re: project inquiry

  • From: Nathan Cobb <nathancobb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <fswproject@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:59:06 -0800

Sure, I'll ask and get back to you.

On December 20, 2014 4:59:52 PM Mikhail Gofman <migsoft2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

P.S. If we could only get an hour of Rob's or Jeremy's time when I am
there, I think all of our problems will be resolved.  Could you please poke
them on it?

Hope this helps.


On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Nathan Cobb <nathancobb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>   Mikhail,
> I'll send the password out once I'm at my computer this afternoon.
> Having you be there would be fantastic, just let me know the time frame
> and I'll make note of it as I prepare to schedule it.
> Regarding Scott's write-up, I'll do my best with the questions he gave me,
> but unfortunately it'll have to wait until at least Monday since I have a
> lot going on this weekend. If I find a small window before then, I'll give
> it a shot, but it's likely going to take me a while to gather the
> information into something that's clear and concise.
> Thank you all for your time and understanding.
> Regards,
> Nate
> On December 20, 2014 2:58:14 AM Mikhail Gofman <migsoft2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Dear Nate and Team,
>> Scott is working in his write up, so he needs the info.
>> Nate, please do not apologize! :-)
>> You did a fine job for which we are all thankful!
>> I went ahead and hacked the VM password. I set the new password
>> to...well...because everything submitted to this list gets posted publicly,
>> I will email the password to Nate privately. Nate, could you please email
>> it (without using the mailing list) to all members?  I did not make the VM
>> live yet because, once again, I need instructions for doing this -- I
>> remember that many changes were made to it.
>> I have also spoke to FSW folks. Hopefully this will be able to be more
>> accommodating. I will also physically be there this break. It would be
>> great if we could set up a meeting so I can be there to help with the
>> deployment.
>> Hope this helps.
>> Thanks,
>> -Mikhail
>> On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 11:14 PM, Nathan Cobb <
>> nathancobb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>   Scott,
>>> Is there a particular reason why you need this information so suddenly?
>>> I can answer general questions about the project for you, but regarding
>>> its inner-workings I won't be of much help since I wasn't deeply involved.
>>> I developed the first version of the website (very noob-level HTML+PHP),
>>> which was replaced with the database team's version which used bootstrap.
>>> After that came the 1337ness that is the current version, which was
>>> developed primarily by Jeremy and Robert (who are no longer with us) and
>>> uses a heavy amount of JavaScript. I was present a few times when they were
>>> discussing its creation, and the ideas behind it, but I do not by any means
>>> have a working knowledge of the system, unfortunately.
>>> At this point our primary concern is deployment, which does not (if I'm
>>> understanding correctly) require knowledge of the system necessarily. I'm
>>> going to ping Jeremy for the password of the VM (Mikhail is prepared to
>>> break into it if necessary), and from there we can test the deployment
>>> techniques described by Jeremy briefly in his last email. After things are
>>> settled with the VM password, I'll be in contact with Harry about helping
>>> with deployment. Once we have a working method, we can attempt to deploy
>>> the VM on the FSW system and go from there.
>>> I know I've said this before, but please let me apologize to all of you
>>> involved once again for how things turned out this semester. It was a
>>> result of a lot of miscommunication and timing issues, along with a bit of
>>> failure on my part. When things went wrong, I didn't know what to do, and
>>> because of that the project suffered. This is a learning experience for us
>>> all, myself included, but I apologize if I caused any inconvenience for any
>>> of you or wasted your time at all.
>>> Having said all that, Scott, if you still require the information you
>>> requested, I can do my best to oblige but I wouldn't be able to do it this
>>> weekend unfortunately.
>>> Regards,
>>> Nate
>>> On December 19, 2014 7:53:24 PM scott stetzko <scott.stetzko@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>> hey Nate,
>>>> Sorry to bother you bro but I need for you to answer a few detailed
>>>> questions for me so I can write a report and some documentation on the
>>>> project. I know its not your fault not being able to work on the project at
>>>> all but thats precisely why I need your help. Since i didn't really get to
>>>> work on it I am lost on a few things. Here are a list of things I need a
>>>> detailed description of:
>>>>      - What is the project about?
>>>>      - Please give me a high-level overview of the project architecture
>>>> e.g.
>>>>         database, front-end, etc and how they interact.
>>>>      - examples of user-cases
>>>>      - An overview of the challenges of implementing the system.
>>>>      - an overview of the solutions.
>>>>      - a description of how each component is implemented (one section
>>>> per
>>>>        component) and how it interacts withe the rest of the system.
>>>> Please answers these as soon as you can because I need to finish this
>>>> by next week. Thank you for your help I really appreciate it.
>>>> --
>>>> *Scott Stetzko*

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