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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 11:06:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-council] Retirement of slacking peeps by Mike Doty
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Mike Doty wrote:
> 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) > >
s/we expect/some standard/ and the re-enabling can be made very easy, it really depends on what standards you set for someone to be an "active" developer. - -- ======================================================= 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) iQCVAwUBR43lS4BrouQZ9K4FAQJrdgP+MBxGEkyOVeFNF9HnfWCIx97HCGwxKkYq 4gPBsTYa278J6i0byrtVuaWhdQwKv4tKX481ydwXmyXGGJmWbhaREjnfdomkS3Bf /NQVc9Q6jsq5syLwqaveQDcC02L2rQxCC8SxK2Tvb4c4P47YE+RbqkisJIHyXgxb ZnZV6EEadiA= =xy/t -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-council@l.g.o mailing list