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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Responsibilities and Improvements (was: Re: Whimsy general@ subs check (was: .... introduce "[DISCUSS]" threads for podling ... release candidates))
Date Sat, 02 Mar 2019 11:17:08 GMT
On Sat, 2 Mar 2019 at 10:49, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Mar 2, 2019 at 2:50 AM sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Sat, 2 Mar 2019 at 03:45, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > > I agree that it's not ideal but it is not a symptom of a big problem
> > either. We have inactive IPMC members who might become active again later
> > if a community wants to join the incubator but it's a hassle to leave and
> > then join again.
> > >
> > > Some context, over 300 projects have gone through the incubator, 50 are
> > there currently, each requires a champion and 3 mentors at the start (all
> > IPMC members), even with some mentors working on multiple podling it's not
> > surprising the IPMC is 300 people or so. Nor should it be that a large
> > number of them are inactive as most of the projects they were involved in
> > have graduated (or retired).
> >
> > +1
> >
> > > But despite this some still think it is an issue so we IMO we should
> > address it, unless they change their minds, and say so here.
> >
> > Personally, I don't think that is a reason to reduce the IPMC count.
> > I think it needs to be established WHY it is thought to be an issue first.
> >
>
> It encourages drive-by bikeshedding. "I'm an IPMC Member from a few years
> back. I see $foo, and OMG need to comment on it."
>
> Did anybody stop and read the concerns recently raised to the Board? Much
> of the focus on that email was about such drive-by commenting.
>
> Thus, reduce the opportunity for drive-by.

Since the general@ list is public, I don't think reducing the IPMC
will stop comments.

> Please stop making excuses to keep the status quo. That is pretty much
> everything that I've seen since that email.
>
> -g

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