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From "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: monthly reports
Date Wed, 11 Jul 2007 16:34:56 GMT
On 7/11/07, Daniel Kulp <dkulp@apache.org> wrote:
>
>
> On Wednesday 11 July 2007 05:51, Xavier Hanin wrote:
> > On 7/11/07, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> > > > Reports seems to be due tomorrow (July 11th), so maybe a reminder
> > > > for other projects would be nice.
> > >
> > > And since they are due every month at the same time, it would be
> > > nice if we
> > > didn't constantly have to remind everyone every month.  :-)
> >
> > It's every month for you, but it's only every quarter for projects, so
> > it's pretty easy to forget without a reminder :-) I now have a
> > reminder in my google agenda to be (almost) sure I don't forget. Do
> > you think having a public calendar for the three rates of quarterly
> > reports would be useful? Or maybe an iCal calendar, it's more standard
> > and can imported as a public google agenda too. It'd be useful for me,
> > but I don't know for others.
>
> How about a crontab that on the first of the month just sends a reminder
> email to XXXX-private for each project that is due that month?   :-)


Seriously I think it would be nice.

Seriously, this is a responsibility of the project to remember.   Once
> the project graduates, they'll have to still make periodic board reports
> so they really need to get used to remembering.


Yes, but I see nothing bad in having a reminder to help remembering. I add
events in my calendar to remember, and I thought that if several persons are
doing the same, it would be more efficient to share the calendar instead of
each one creating his own. Sort of DRY applied to the incubator projects :-)

Xavier


Dan
>
>
> >
> > Xavier
> >
> > But, yes, if you hadn't mentioned it, I was going to remind everyone
> > today.
> >
> > > At a guess, some people probably got caught out by July 4th being a
> > > holiday,
> > > and this month having the 3rd week on the earlier side of the range.
> > >
> > >         --- Noel
> > >
> > >
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