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From: "Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto" <jmbsvicetto@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] The mis-concept of "slacking" in Gentoo
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 01:10:15 +0000
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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[1].
As there seems to be some confusion about the policies to retire
developers, please read the undertakers page[2].


 [1] -
https://bugs.gentoo.org/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&product=Gentoo+Developers%2FStaff&component=Retirement&long_desc_type=substring&long_desc=&bug_file_loc_type=allwordssubstr&bug_file_loc=&status_whiteboard_type=allwordssubstr&status_whiteboard=&keywords_type=allwords&keywords=&bug_status=UNCONFIRMED&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&bug_status=VERIFIED&emailassigned_to1=1&emailtype1=exact&email1=retirement%40gentoo.org&emailassigned_to2=1&emailreporter2=1&emailcc2=1&emailtype2=substring&email2=&bugidtype=include&bug_id=&votes=&chfieldfrom=&chfieldto=Now&chfieldvalue=&cmdtype=doit&order=Reuse+same+sort+as+last+time&field0-0-0=noop&type0-0-0=noop&value0-0-0=

 [2] - http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/devrel/undertakers/index.xml

> Steve
> 

- -- 
Regards,

Jorge Vicetto (jmbsvicetto) - jmbsvicetto at gentoo dot org
Gentoo- forums / Userrel / Devrel / KDE / Elections
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