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From Ulrich Stärk <>
Subject Re: proposal for a GSoC post-mortem survey
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:47:10 GMT
On 07.12.16 11:32, Daniel Gruno wrote:
> On 12/07/2016 11:29 AM, Ulrich Stärk wrote:
>> On 07.12.16 10:26, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>>> Hi Uli,
>>> On Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Ulrich Stärk <> wrote:
>>>> ...I want to propose a post-mortem survey that
>>>> hopefully captures a more complete picture....
>>> Instead of a survey, how about asking GsoC mentors to send a note here
>>> about their GSoC success or failure story? We can send them your list
>>> of questions as a guide, but IMO if we get stories that's more
>>> powerful.
>>> We can also point them to our private list if they really have
>>> sensitive stuff to report,
>> I saw this as a middle ground between Rich's position of having easy to digest data
and mine aimed
>> at getting a as complete as possible picture.
>> Also I think that filling out a survey might appeal to more folks than writing up
a lengthy story.
> I've been toying with the idea of comdev maybe providing a survey
> mechanism for the wider ASF for various surveys (instead of relying on
> 3rd parties, also this would enable proper committer/PMC verification as
> an option). This would be a great incentive to get started on that idea :)

Please don't. Others out there do it much better and more dedicated then we can ever do. We
discuss getting a corporate account with one of the vendors out there and maybe they offer
integration, but that would require a clear business case.



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