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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: manage the ReportingSchedule
Date Sat, 29 Oct 2011 00:09:40 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> The Incubator ReportingSchedule needs better management.
> At the moment it is manually maintained.
> Podlings are expected to manage their entry.
> Add to it when they enter the Incubator, tweak it
> after their initial three months, and remove themselves
> when they graduate.

Would podlings please verify their entries in the
especially the ones in the Monthly section.

I will be following the manual process below
on the first day of November. Please be sure
to look over my diffs this time. The mess last
time was disruptive, sorry again.


> Every six months i set up the next batch of templates
> for each monthly report,
> e.g.
> and the list of reporting dates at the
> section "Board Reports".
> At the beginning of each month, hopefully before
> projects start adding their reports, i add the list
> of that month's projects by following the instructions
> in the monthly templates. (And sometimes mess up.)
> Clutch reads the main ReportingSchedule and generates
> some data files to keep track of which projects are
> due to report.
> See
> These are used by the automated system "marvin" to
> remind projects to report.
> This reporting stuff is getting harder to manually manage.
> We now have sixty (yes 60) podlings currently in incubation.
> Can anyone see a way to improve this process?
> -David

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