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From "Davanum Srinivas" <>
Subject Re: Change to Board reporting process
Date Wed, 31 Jan 2007 17:38:22 GMT
+1. How about we add a section on the wiki page where each pmc member
can signoff as having reviewed the report.

-- dims

On 1/31/07, Noel J. Bergman <> wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > The only thing that slightly annoyed the Board was that *we* had to
> > red-flag it - which means that the Incubator PMC is not reviewing
> > the reports as a whole before it is sent to the Board.
> I wonder if anyone other than me is reading everything before or even after
> it is submitted.  And without the Mentors actively flagging "HOUSTON, WE
> HAVE A *PROBLEM*", it is likely that people skim reports without noticing
> the problem.
> > One suggestion could be to have an IRC (or even via phone) meeting
> > of the Incubator PMC before the Board meeting
> That would almost certainly be logistically infeasible.  On a personal note,
> it would likely result in my resigning as PMC Chair for the same reason that
> I annually disqualify myself from running for Board election.  However, if
> the goal is to prod the Incubator PMC into more closely reviewing the status
> reports, we could try an alternative.
> For example, rather than close the cat-herding the weekend before the report
> is due (and, factually, finishing herding tardy projects the day that the
> report is filed), we could set a cut-off of the second Monday of each month,
> or similarly appropriate date, and give the PMC a week to review and approve
> the report before it is submitted to the Board.
>         --- Noel
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