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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Mentors heartbeat
Date Sun, 24 Aug 2014 23:47:36 GMT
On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 2:07 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> On 24 August 2014 19:54, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Aug 24, 2014, at 10:51 AM, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com>
>> 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.

It's not a problem. We turn yaml into prose with a template! The board
will never know ... actually, really, I think that the board will be
fine with some information in yaml.

>
> But I do agree with your POW, and would like to more automated processes.
>
> rgds
> jan i.
>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Alan
>>
>>

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