List Archive: gentoo-council
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On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 01:12:37PM +0000, Ferris McCormick wrote:
> 1. Are 3 (or 5) people sufficient to ensure quick reactions to mailing
> list questions or IRC? This is minor, and starting with 3 to put the
> process in place and tune it as needed probably works. My concern is
> longer term. Speaking for myself, for instance, I almost never see
> problems on IRC until they are long over, and I suspect this is the case
> for most people. Similarly (usually) with mail. And I don't think we
> want a corps of full-time monitors.
> By the way, I don't have an answer to my question, but my guess is that
> starting with 3 growing to 5 in practice is probably about right.
I'm not sure if the time frame suggested by Donnie can always be
fulfilled, just think of availability and time zones.
> 2. As to forums, I've never seen that the forum moderators need any
> help with what they are doing. Actually, in a sense I think the forums
> are kind of a model for what you are proposing.
Same goes for #gentoo. I also think we should figure out wheter the
people in charge should interfere with the moderators/#gentoo-ops
decisions. I think as long people are misbehaving only on the forums
or #gentoo, it should be up to them, what to do (assuming CoC is
Wernfried Haas (amne) - amne (at) gentoo.org
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