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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Absent mentors
Date Sun, 08 Apr 2018 14:39:07 GMT
On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 2:07 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

> Hi -
> > On Apr 2, 2018, at 11:23 AM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 01/04/18 21:26, Dave Fisher wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Apr 1, 2018, at 1:15 PM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org
> >>> <mailto:asf@shanecurcuru.org>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Jim Jagielski wrote on 4/1/18 10:19 AM:
> >>>> Would it be possible to generate a short list of all current
> >>>> mentors for all current podlings to see how many podlings
> >>>> each mentor is signed up for? That would be a good metric
> >>>> to know.
> >>>
> >>> Presuming podlings.xml is kept updated:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/public/trunk/content/podlings.xml
> >>>
> >>> That now sorts by @status first, so current podlings are on top.
> That's
> >>> separate from whimsy cross-checks of what's listed in board reports and
> >>> actual signoffs.
> >>
> >> The clutch runs periodically and
> >> generates
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/public/trunk/content/clutch/clutchm.ent
> >>
> >> This file has each mentor listed. There are duplicates lines when people
> >> have variations on their names in the date in podlings.xml. Probably
> >> there needs to be a fix to use username attribute and not the mentor
> >> value in the clutch.py program.
> >>
> >> I can see people in the list who probably don’t even think they are a
> >> mentor to a podling.
> >>
> >> Should we send a note to all mentors recorded asking if they are still
> >> engaged?
> >
> > That seems like a sensible first step to me. I suggest asking for
> > explicit confirmation that they wish to continue as a mentor. That
> > should hopefully give us a better picture of how things currently stand.
>
> I have extracted a list of mentors, emails, and podlings as an ODS file.
> Attached:
>
>
> There are 101 mentors currently on the roster.
> 52 have 1 podling
> 24 have 2 podlings
> 17 have 3 podlings
> 3 have 4 podlings
> 2 have 5 podlings
> 2 have 7 podlings
> 1 has 8 podlings
>
> The next step would be to discuss the email to send.
>

Agreed.  Anyone want to take a stab at the email text?


>
> Regards,
> Dave
>

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