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On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 15:34, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 17:59, Rich Freeman wrote:
>>> To help improve this I'm going to try to lead efforts to create a
>>> simple and effective periodic activity tracking checklist.
>> you mean like the Gentoo calendar ?
> While clearly sticking an entry in the calendar 7 years hence saying
> "renew trademark" is better than doing nothing, I'm not convinced that
> is the best solution.
that isnt the only periodic entry for the foundation. there's
paperwork filing, trustee meetings, etc...
> I see the calendar as being useful for reminders, but not a very good
> checklist of things that need to happen. Somebody might complete a
> task and forget to put a new entry on the calendar (far easier to do
> than deleting an entry from the tracking list). Maybe somebody puts
> an entry on the calendar, but not far enough in advance to take
> action, or maybe ownership is unclear so nobody does anything until
> the last minute. And so on...
i didnt mean to say that the calendar is be a full replacement. just
that all date related entries should be listed in the calendar. then
things like "i want an e-mail reminder" is now a trivial end user
issue and not something we need waste time on the infra side.