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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: Small but otherwise happy podlings
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 19:55:13 GMT
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


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