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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Email to be sent to inactive mentors
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:44:55 GMT
Github id does not often equal Apache id. It is not always obvious.

Regards,
Dave

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 17, 2018, at 12:35 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Obviously, lots of informational activity occurs off the mailing list. A
> great example is answering questions on stack overflow. And ApacheCon talks
> which actually led to certain decisions being made should definitely be
> echoed back to the mailing list.
> 
> But apart from all of that GitHub issues should definitely be mirrored back
> to the mailing list.  There's no way to justify that an issue tracker is
> not echoed back.
> 
>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 14:05 Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> By that argument there’s no point speaking at ApacheCon. Because it
>> doesn’t happen on a mailing list.
>> 
>> So let’s not be so strict.
>> 
>> Clearly there are many ways that a mentor can assist. Some of them are not
>> measurable (such as having a phone call). But I think any measurable
>> activity should count.
>> 
>> Julian
>> 
>> 
>>> On Sep 17, 2018, at 8:55 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On 17 September 2018 at 12:10, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>>> Maybe I am missing something here, but how would GitHub contributions
>> contribute to mentoring?
>>>> 
>>>> Well I thought it wouldn't which is why I didn’t include it, but as
>> some projects use GitHub issues a lot, so some stuff tends to get discussed
>> there rather than on the dev list.
>>> 
>>> "If it did not happen on a mailing list then it did not happen"
>>> If the GitHub issues are not being copied to the mailing lists, then
>>> again I don't see how that contributes to the mentoring process.
>>> 
>>>> There’s a few other factors in this case, but I think it’s on it way
to
>> being sorted. I'll bring it to the mentors attention and see what they
>> think. (Sorry for being obtuse, but this is a public list.)
>>> 
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Justin
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