incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: Suggestion regarding improvement of iCLA submission process
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2009 07:03:57 GMT
I personally would just ask the secretary what he thinks - mail
secretary@.

He's responsible for managing this stuff, and it might be easy for him
to automate sending mails. Dunno.

Upayavira

On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 08:56 +0200, Richard Hirsch wrote:
> I like the idea of using JIRA to track the iCLA status. It is already
> possible to submit attachments with Jira items, so that would deal with
> submissions by email. For mailed and faxed submissions, I could imagine
> volunteers scanning these items, adding them to Jira and then mailing the
> submitter the link to Jira item.
> 
> I'll move the discussion to legal-discuss and see what happens.
> 
> D.
> 
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Robert Burrell Donkin <
> robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> >  On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 7:16 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > The current CLA submission process is described here:
> > > http://www.apache.org/dev/committers.html#cla-registration
> > >
> > > I'd like to make a suggestion that emails be sent to people to submitting
> > > iCLAs so that they have idea of the status of their submission. I'd
> > suggest
> > > sending emails when an iCLA has been received, when it has been
> > > acknowledged and finally when it has been registered.
> > >
> > > This would improve the process and avoid emails in the podling mailing
> > lists
> > > asking about the status of individual iCLA submissions.
> > >
> > > I've just submitted an iCLA via email and I have no way to check its
> > status
> > > besides looking at the Committers' page (
> > > http://people.apache.org/~jim/committers.html) on a daily basis.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> >
> > don't be so quick to thanks us ;-) the price of submitting ideas is
> > being willing to actively help to make it happen :-)
> >
> > IMO asking the secretary to send more mails would just add more strain
> > to our key volunteer infrastructure. so, the some means of automation
> > would be needed.
> >
> > IMHO this means using JIRA to record and track these documents and the
> > associated workflow. the easiest way to do this would be by finding a
> > way to allow contributors to submit an iCLA via JIRA. AIUI the
> > requirement for submission by fax, email or mail is a legal one, so
> > the first step you need to take is to subscribe to legal-discuss and
> > ask what steps apache needs to take to allow submission of iCLAs via
> > JIRA.
> >
> > - robert
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> > For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
> >
> >


---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message