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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: Foundation Periodic Activities Tracker
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:17:51 -0400
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.
-mike


References:
Foundation Periodic Activities Tracker
-- Rich Freeman
Re: Foundation Periodic Activities Tracker
-- Mike Frysinger
Re: Foundation Periodic Activities Tracker
-- Rich Freeman
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