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From "Christian Grobmeier" <>
Subject Re: Ripple reports
Date Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12:55:33 GMT
On 5 Dec 2013, at 6:41, David Crossley wrote:

> Marvin Humphrey wrote:
>> Marvin Humphrey <> wrote:
>>> Christian Grobmeier <> wrote:
>>>> i just added the ripple report for december (its the same as 
>>>> november).
>>>> We were to late in november. however the report template generator 
>>>> didn't
>>>> include us in generation.
>> OK, I see what happened.  Ripple received reminders on ripple-dev on 
>> November
>> 22 and November 28 insisting that Ripple needed to file a 
>> December2013 report.
>> This happened because at the time, Ripple still had the "monthly" tag 
>> in
>> podlings.xml.
>> Part of the Chair's workflow is to remove expired "monthly" 
>> attributes from
>> podlings.xml.  I didn't get to that until shortly after the November 
>> 28
>> reminders were sent out.
> In all of the documentation and tools, i have been trying to
> encourage the podlings to look after their own metadata.
> Sure, we do seem to need a backstop, but please can we continue
> to encourage them to look after their own stuff.

Well it happens that a mentor (in this case me) did mess up something 
I take it on my own back that i have not educated Ripple to deal with 
or not worked with the data myself.

Anyway, thanks Marvin for helping me identify the issue.


> -David
>> Probably the best way to prevent this from happening in the future is 
>> to move
>> this Chair task (along with a few others like creating the wiki 
>> template) to
>> just after filing the last report.  I can do that by rejiggering the 
>> blocks in
>> Marvin Humphrey
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