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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: More and better report nagging
Date Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:56:59 GMT
On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 5:54 AM, Christian Grobmeier
> <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I really don't object, but when the podling has graduated, they don't
>> have such a reminder.
>>
>> What I am trying to say: the podling gets an reminder. It should be
>> possible to just write this report without nagging. If they don't do
>> it, it's a signal that "something went wrong". Now if you nag,
>> somebody would do it finally. But it would no longer reflect if people
>> actually care on the project or just want to make these e-mails stop.
>
> Please have mercy upon me. I'm the chair. I'm responsible for a
> complete report. I found it labor intensive to check for all the
> reports, and to manually nag the laggards. If it makes you feel
> better, you could view this as my personal tool to automate a task
> that I have to do anyway.

I have mercy. Do whatever you think fits best to you.

In my opinion constant nagging is not necessary - "did not report"
does the job as well as this line is a report as well; if a project
constantly fails report to report its more a matter to retirement than
to play kindergardener.

Again, I do not object. Just wanted to give a you my thoughts.

Cheers


>>
>> Of course, some Mentors nag when a report is not done. Finally it does
>> also reflect on the Mentors.
>>
>> That said, i am no opposed if somebody would enable that feature, but
>> on the other hand i think it is good as it is now.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Christian
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 3:36 AM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I see how I could arrange for Marvin or someone like him to bug
>>> podlings until they actually deliver a report if they are due in the
>>> cycle.
>>>
>>> To enable this, I'll add a
>>>
>>>  [ ] Add an X between the brackets when the report is complete.
>>>
>>> to the template.
>>>
>>> This could be taken to gentle reminders to individual mentors.
>>>
>>> Would anyone find this sort of thing objectionable?
>>>
>>> Now that I've figured out the MoinMoin XMLRPC api, I am positively dangerous.
>>>
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>>
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