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From Francis De Brabandere <>
Subject Re: Making up policy on the fly
Date Mon, 24 Aug 2009 06:40:56 GMT
a release check list would be nice

On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:01 AM, ant elder<> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 12:50 AM, Noel J. Bergman<> wrote:
>> Joe Schaefer wrote:
>>> ant elder wrote:
>>> > - make complying with "best practices" a graduation requirement not a
>>>   > release requirement
>>> This sounds silly as complying with best practices is neither a graduation
>>> requirement nor a release requirement.
>> The pejorative aside, I concur that Ant's suggestion is not the right way to
>> go, because graduation is too late to instill Best Practice.  We want
>> practices to be ingrained, not performed as a one-off in order to graduate.
> Ok, but IMHO one thing that is getting ingrained into poddlings and
> observers right now is that we have lots and lots of rules and
> regulations, often undocumented and/or with no obvious consensus, and
> that the Incubator can be like a bureaucratic government department
> from hell where obscure requirements are randomly brought up to make
> getting releases done take as much work as possible. Surely that is
> not what we want a major part of our interface to the rest of the
> world to look like?
> I've been trying to come up with concrete suggestion for things to
> try, what are other suggestions on how to improve things?
>  ...ant
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