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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <>
Subject Re: Mentors heartbeat
Date Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:59:41 GMT
Try out my scripts - they take on that precise philosophy and try to make sense of what is
already there 

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> On Aug 25, 2014, at 3:54 PM, "Dave Fisher" <> wrote:
> Hi -
> I've been too busy to do more than lurk occasionally. Consequently I am not mentoring
and not shepherding lately.
> I do want to add something to this debate. PMCs write their board reports to the board
in whatever way they want. The Incubator is about teaching PPMCs how to become PMCs. We can
make it easy for our purposes, but we don't need to add more tooling and process to being
a Podling. Doing such may serve the IPMC, but it may harm our clutch of podlings.
> Regards,
> Dave
>> On Aug 24, 2014, at 11:07 AM, jan i wrote:
>>> On 24 August 2014 19:54, Alan D. Cabrera <> wrote:
>>> On Aug 24, 2014, at 10:51 AM, Alan D. Cabrera <>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>> I am not so sure if its worth while with the board report.
>>>> What's good for the goose is good for the gander.  Having the board
>>> report in machine readable formats provides the same advantages as that
>>> afforded incubator reports.
>>> If these machine readable reports work out, I see no reason why they would
>>> not, then I predict an explosion of tool driven processes, e.g. release
>>> voting, podling acceptance and graduation votes, etc.
>> I think you forget one important factor...the human one, to make the board
>> reports in yaml, we need to convince the board, and I not convinced they
>> have a futuristic view as you have. You might also find, just a small
>> number of course, people who resist to using svn and want git, so we might
>> end up with split data.
>> But I do agree with your POW, and would like to more automated processes.
>> rgds
>> jan i.
>>> Regards,
>>> Alan
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