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From: "Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto" <jmbsvicetto@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] The mis-concept of "slacking" in Gentoo
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 01:10:37
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] The mis-concept of "slacking" in Gentoo by Steve Dibb
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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] - [2] -
> Steve >
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