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From "Matthieu Riou" <matth...@offthelip.org>
Subject Re: Release Oversight
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2008 12:25:39 GMT
I agree with Leo, a combination of e-mail and archived documentation would
really be great and a time saver. Thanks for taking care of this!

Matthieu

On Dec 30, 2007 2:37 AM, Leo Simons <mail@leosimons.com> wrote:

> On Dec 29, 2007, at 11:27 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
> > i'm a little worried about oversight of dist/incubator. incubator is a
> > big group and there are lots of podlings.
>
> Yeah, I share the concern. I think we have 25 incubating projects at
> the moment. We *have* to fundamentally change how we do releases at
> some point.
>
> > i've been thinking about using a scanner on minotaur to collect
> > information and collate it into a document. i had thought about
> > running it monthly and posting it to this list but it might be long so
> > this seems a little intrusive.
>
> *shrug*. The upside of dumping stuff to people in e-mail is that it
> is most likely they look at it.
>
> > i now wonder whether it might be better
> > to check the document into the incubator site as public documentation.
> > each month, i'd generate a new monthly report, add it to the site and
> > then post a summary email. (it's not as much work as it sounds since
> > it should all be scriptable.) this means that a record of monthly
> > distribution reports would be created in subversion and publically
> > available from the site.
>
> That sounds good, too. I guess if it were me I'd make the email
> actually contain the full report, too, for maximum social engineering
> benefit. Or otherwise perhaps some facebook-style teaser, like
> "project X has had suspicious-looking artifacts for Y months now,
> perhaps you should read the <full report>?".
>
> > opinions?
>
> Go! :-)
>
> - Leo
>
>
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