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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: Small but otherwise happy podlings
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 19:58:44 GMT
It IS lame because we've been beating that dead horse for over a year now
without any changes taking place.  That some of you doubt we even have a
problem here is the sad part of the state of the incubator.

----- Original Message -----
> From: ant elder <>
> To:
> Cc: 
> Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 2:55 PM
> Subject: Re: Small but otherwise happy podlings
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 6:52 PM, Joe Schaefer <> 
> wrote:
>>  I hate the fact that these discussions continue to happen in a vacuum
>>  devoid of any grasp of the reality that mentors typically don't do
>>  a fucking thing for their podlings.  No they don't discuss reports
>>  on list, nor do they offer opinions on how to grow a smallish podling's
>>  committer base, nor do they bother to sign reports even tho we have
>>  repeatedly requested they do so.
>>  There are over a DOZEN unsigned reports RIGHT NOW in the current 
> month's
>>  reports.  If you bother to do any research to see if those podlings have
>>  had any dev-list discussion about it, you will be disappointed.  Reports
>>  are treated as a bureaucratic formality that nobody bothers to read. 
> Period.
> Joe I don't actually disagree with you that a sometimes some mentors
> don't do much but just earlier in this thread we were talking about
> requiring mentors sign off on the reports didn't you described that as
> "lame"?
>    ...ant
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