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From Ulrich Stärk <...@spielviel.de>
Subject Re: DRAFT boad report
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:48:55 GMT
Never mind, did it myself, will fill out GSoC stuff later:

https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/comdev/board-reports/board-report_2011_10.txt

Uli

On 05.10.2011 11:39, Ulrich Stärk wrote:
> Can you commit this to SVN please?
>
> On 05.10.2011 11:30, Ross Gardler wrote:
>> Below is my draft board report, can people please look it over and
>> expand on any parts as appropriate. In particular we could do with
>> some numbers on GSoC.
>>
>> GSoC
>> ====
>>
>> GSoC went well overall, although there was one serious issue
>> regarding a mentor who was approved but is not a committer. This
>> situation was resolved in consultation with Google. We have proposed
>> modifications to the process to prevent this happening again.
>>
>> FIXME: get these modifications documented in the website for next year
>>
>>   * Students accepted: FIXME
>>   * Students who passed: FIXME
>>
>> Events and Speakers
>> ================
>>
>> ComCom are using the ComDev web space to host an ASF events
>> calendar [1], this has yet to gain significant traction. Similarly the
>> "speaker" application is not being used by either ConCom or press@.
>> ComDev to work with both to figure out how best to promote use of
>> these resources.
>>
>> There are still many requests for standard slide decks about the ASF.
>> We have collected a few slid-decks for reuse and intend to get these
>> onto the websire via the speakers section.
>>
>> Website
>> ======
>>
>> ComDev website is slowly growing to include very high level
>> information about how ASF communities work. Rather than duplicating
>> content held elsewhere on the a.o site we are seeking to provide a
>> minimum fuss entry point pointing towards the appropriate detail heavy
>> documents.
>>
>> The arrival of OpenOffice prompted the production of a fair amount of
>> appropriate materials to help combat some of the initial confusion
>> over what an ASF project looks like.
>>
>>
>> Mentoring
>> =======
>>
>> Mentoring activity (other than GSoC) is almost on-existent, at least
>> when coordinated through ComDev. The EU project which was supposed to
>> be sending people our way is currently evaluating why students did not
>> come to us (report due before next
>> board report).
>>
>> Objectives for next period
>> ==================
>>
>> Raise awareness of Speaker and Event support materials
>>
>> Ross
>>
>> [1] http://community.apache.org/calendars/conferences.html

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