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From Marvin Humphrey <mar...@rectangular.com>
Subject Re: File podling reports next month rather than late
Date Thu, 09 Apr 2015 03:44:40 GMT
On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 7:32 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:02 PM Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
> wrote:

>> We should feel good about the content of the report for this month -- it
>> meets or exceeds our usual standards.  However, we've had a few process
>> glitches here at the end.
>>
>> *   The report was filed with the Board on Tuesday -- one day early.
>> *   The report was sent to board@apache and committed to the Board's
>>     agenda in svn, but private@incubator has not received a copy.
>> *   The version of the report filed with the Board contains changes which
>>     were not added to the wiki version.
>
> These last two to me are pretty bad.  Especially since I'm sitting in on a
> long drawn out discussion on a TLP where we have board members accusing PMC
> and committers of said TLP doing things behind peoples backs (no, not the
> incubator).  Considering this is Ted's first month as VP I'm going to assume
> this was purely him being a n00b at submitting the report.

Ted's additions to the narrative are very nice and are one of the reasons that
the report is strong this month.  Glitches are to be expected when there's a
new Chair.  Ted should feel confident that he has my support -- I want his
term in office to be a success, and it would be great if we didn't burn him
out so that maybe he sticks around to help the next Chair. ;)  We'll get the
process stuff tightened up.

>> Second, we have a shortage of people who are willing to work on
>> coordinating the Incubator's report.  Adding to our workload with a bunch
>> of last minute changes is unhelpful.
>
> Good news at least, I'm back walking up right and most other issues are
> clearing off my plate so I should be able to help out again with the
> upcoming report.

Sweet!

We should try to recruit some more people to take a turn as Report Manager.
It would be great if you could help support them.

> I've taken care of formatting for OpenAZ.  Wiki's being super slow though.

Thanks!  I think the wiki slowness was related to the Infra emergency
maintenance (now completed successfully).

Marvin Humphrey

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