[SAC] Mailing lists backlog
aboudreault at mapgears.com
Mon Sep 10 11:58:23 PDT 2012
Thank you for your help. It's appreciated. I'll let you take the lead
but don't hesitate to ask me if you are unavailable for some tasks. I
can help for various maintenance.
On 12-09-10 01:17 PM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote:
> On 10 September 2012 18:49, Daniel Morissette <dmorissette at mapgears.com> wrote:
>> Hi Frank, Alex,
>> On 12-09-10 12:33 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Alex Mandel <tech_dev at wildintellect.com>
>>>> I don't recall there being a problem with any of the requests, just
>>>> limited volunteer time to implement. Last I checked one or two people
>>>> handle all the list requests, adding a 3rd such person would be good.
>>>> Are you or Jorge interested? A single dedicated person is prone to
>>>> slower response times due to days off/vacation/work load and the ticket
>>>> system keeps us from duplicating work.
>>> Alan and I normally deal with these. When one slips through
>>> cracks email-wise it is unlikely to be revisited unless someone
>>> points it out which is what appears to have happened to these.
>> I noticed that this seemed to be the case. Unfortunately this can be
>> frustrating to outsiders who do not understand why their request is getting
>> no response, which in the end defeats other outreach efforts made by OSGeo.
>>> I'll take care of them.
>>> In general it would be nice if someone kept an eye on the SAC
>>> bug queue and followed up on items that get neglected.
>> Perhaps if one of the volunteers was formally in charge of mailing list
>> requests, that person could periodically review the ticket queue looking for
>> unaddressed ones and either deny, dispatch or address them. Other SAC admins
>> would still be encouraged to grab requests as they come in, but if nobody
>> does then we'd know that someone would grab the ball on their next
>> periodical review.
>> Since Frank's time is already in prime demand with his new role as President
>> of the board, I'd be tempted to suggest Alan as the person to periodically
>> review pending mailing list requests, if he agrees.
> As I'm also in charge of the Nabble archives that are related with
> mailing lists, I offer myself to start doing the simple tasks related
> with mailman like creating mailing lists and try to have an eye on
> mailing lists tickets at Trac.
> I know how this committee and OSGeo in general work, so I waited all
> August for those tickets and my main intention with the comment was to
> resolve it but also move on this topic.
> So, please, if you think I can help on this, count me in and I'll do my best.
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