[Ambassadors] [Discussion] Reporting template for ambassadors.

Jason Benedict Low jbenedictlow at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 04:27:58 UTC 2009


susmit shannigrahi wrote:
>> We had such discussion twice or more since Ambassadors come to life.
>> If you take a look at the past years M-L archive you will find that,
>> at the end of the discussion, the conclusions were that nobody should
>> be removed even if inactive: we SHOULD concentrate on active members.
> This is not about active/inactive thing. This is about *dead*
> ambassadors.  They are different.
> I agree nobody should be removed if inactive, they need mentoring.
> I don't agree that nobody should be removed even if he left the project.
>> I can assure you that actually is possible to understand who is active
>> or not: take a look at event reports, M-L activity, IRC presence and,
>> eveteamsn if we didn't see them, to the thousands of micro events around
>> the earth (LUG meetings etc). All those facts should encourage us not
>> to think at the inactive side, but working improving active
>> ambassadors experience.
> I am, in fact many of us are not at all interested in knowing who are inactive.
> We want the ambassadors who are not anymore with fedora to be removed,
> just because of the simple fact is these are coming into our way with
> their dead wiki pages.
> Almost all the other teams do their house cleaning. Doc team does,
> packaging team does. So what's the problem with us?
> inode0 said a nice thing on IRC that if we don't do house keeping, we
> will end up with 20000 pages of ambassadors and 90% of them
> unresponsive.
> Also I have problem with dead ambassadors personally.
> When people cone us to me and say "Fedora ambassadors are non
> responsive...in spite of having 120 Ambassadors for India, nobody
> helped us", I feel bad.
> This was not because we are inactive, this person went to the wiki
> page of some local ambassador who are dead. So he didn't got any reply
> from any of them in spite of repeated emails.
> If we choose too ignore the issue, these allegations will increase
> rapidly in near future.
> I am not, rather we are not ok with that.
> Thannks.

Best Regards,
Singapore Fedora Ambassador
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