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On 16-06-2010 17:28, Steve Dibb wrote:
>>> To get this mis-concept out again I need your help.
>>> There is no such thing as slacking in Gentoo - no matter how many weeks
>>> you ran without commits. It's time to get this understanding back to
>>> its healthy counterpart.
> I'm not sure what problem you are trying to tackle.
> The way I see it, there are a few types of "slacker" status.
> There are those who are just plain busy, and can't respond in a timely
> manner due to real-life issues. Then there are a group who just don't
> have time for Gentoo as a regular maintenance task anymore, but still
> participate in discussions, development, etc. Then there's the last
> group who are completely unresponsive and inactive -- these are the ones
> that are real blockers.
> I don't like the idea of pretending there's no such thing as slacking,
> because there is.
> We do have a practical problem (though I don't know how serious it is).
> We have healthy roll calls in some herds, but the developers are in a
> certain range of active to unresponsive. When the herd is filled up,
> this gives developers and users the impression that it *should* be well
> tendered, but that may not be the case.
So everyone can have an idea, I'd suggest looking at the list of the
open retirement bugs.
As there seems to be some confusion about the policies to retire
developers, please read the undertakers page.
 - http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/devrel/undertakers/index.xml
Jorge Vicetto (jmbsvicetto) - jmbsvicetto at gentoo dot org
Gentoo- forums / Userrel / Devrel / KDE / Elections
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