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From: Mike Doty <kingtaco@g.o>
To: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Cc: Markus Ullmann <jokey@g.o>, gentoo-council@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] Retirement of slacking peeps
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 10:57:15
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-council] Retirement of slacking peeps by Donnie Berkholz
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Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 12:15 Tue 15 Jan , Markus Ullmann wrote: >> Hi guys, >> >> our retirement folks brought up a discussion about retiring people that >> do a small amount of commits (1-2 mostly) right before the 60 day period >> ends so they stay active yet are effectively slacking. >> >> I gave a starting idea to change the minimum amount to something like >> $count of fixed bugs per month for ebuild developers. As we have enough >> bugs that are trivial to fix this shouldn't be a real problem at the moment >> (considering we have ~6.5k bugs open excluding maintainer-wanted). > > I don't see a good reason to turn away any amount of help, and I don't > think we should ever forcibly retire developers because of inactivity. > If we let them stay developers, they might continue contributing a few > fixes we wouldn't otherwise get, or they may become more active again in > the future. Developers are valuable people, and a lot of time has gone > into their training and experience. > > Do I think we should reassign their packages after a while, if they need > love? Sure. > > Do I think we should remove them from roles besides "ebuild developer"? > Sure. > > Thanks, > Donnie
How about calling them inactive. infra will remove cvs/svn/git access and when they have time to contribute to a manner that we expect that access can be restored. Know that infra is/has been planning to automatically disable cvs/svn/git access for those who haven't committed in some time period (2 months is the current idea) - -- ======================================================= Mike Doty kingtaco -at- Gentoo Infrastructure Gentoo/AMD64 Strategic Lead GPG: E1A5 1C9C 93FE F430 C1D6 F2AF 806B A2E4 19F4 AE05 ======================================================= -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.7 (GNU/Linux) iQCVAwUBR43jBoBrouQZ9K4FAQL3wwQAqZBya84VYclagLRhhHm00quGQk6lxEMS VyCbttxdqqof/dGX4BH+5K1n89De62mZpExu+pZk95mCvekkbvzInG7L2fQ2Oy4l PTiYdb5D/k3z/GaYnYBXHupqwoJP/7bYkhn8WM+q/lysIkUrxOXnhJKdWcOJHxav x+4arUQ2CWc= =db2e -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-council@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-council] Retirement of slacking peeps Mike Doty <kingtaco@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-council] Retirement of slacking peeps Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>