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Hello fellow developers.
On 08/30/2010 04:20 PM, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> Sounds good to me, but I'd actually be more interested in having
> something the other way around; i.e. monitoring for activity in
> commits, bugzilla, IRC and maybe the -dev mailing list to see if
> people are still active and send them a message to encourage them to
> set devaway if they haven't been active in, say, 15 days.
I think the intention was to force actually active developers to
remove their out-of-date .away message, which isn't very representative
for the project.
You should not annoy currently busy/otherwise occupied developers by asking
them to do random stuff to avoid a drop-out.
My first 2 cents.