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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Identifying and removing inactive mentors
Date Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:27:45 GMT
Yeah... the question of how much mentoring is kind of one of those things
that mentors should advise on.

Hmm... there's a problem.

This is one place that the shepherds really, really can come in handy for.
 Likewise, simple hurdles like "all mentors have to sign off every report"
help highlight problems.

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 8:21 AM, Matthias Friedrich <matt@mafr.de> wrote:

> On Monday, 2013-03-25, Alex Karasulu wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 10:43 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz <
> > bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> [...]
> >> IMO it's the podlings who need to make sure they have enough mentor
> >> energy available - they are best placed to judge that, and delegating
> >> that to them scales much better than burdening the incubator PMC.
>
> > In total agreement. No one knows better than the podling.
>
> I was never sure how much mentoring our podling was supposed to get.
> And I certainly wouldn't have reported an inactive mentor because
> I had no idea what kind of discussions that would have started.
>
> Regards,
>   Matthias
>
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