[Ambassadors] inactive ambassadors, a proposed solution
hacataka at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 18:16:58 UTC 2009
when you update the list of ambassador I think I miss in the list ...
2009/2/19 Jason Benedict Low <jbenedictlow at gmail.com>
> Max Spevack wrote:
>> The purpose of this email is to try to lay out a roadmap for solving, once
>> and for all, the question of inactive Fedora Ambassadors.
>> GOALS OF IDENTIFYING INACTIVE AMBASSADORS:
>> (1) Housekeeping. All projects need to have their membership rosters
>> pruned from time to time. In Ambassadors, this is particularly important
>> because non-Fedora people might get in touch with Ambassadors, and if they
>> don't receive a response, it looks like Fedora is ignorning them. Other
>> sub-projects for which identifying inactive ambassadors are crucial is
>> packaging. If someone drops off the face of the earth, their packages need
>> to be given to a new owner.
>> Pages that need to a "refresh" policy:
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/CountryList <-- I argue that
>> CountryList is the wrong name for this page, and it should be called
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/Count <-- why do we even need
>> this page? Doesn't the CountryList page serve the same purpose?
>> How often are these pages currently updated? Is the process manual or
>> automated, or a mixture of both?
>> (2) Give a more prominent location to the "list of ambassadors per
>> country". That page should be the most visited page in all of Fedora
>> Ambassadors. People who are trying to find out about Fedora should be
>> visiting it, and Ambassadors who are looking for other Fedora folks near
>> them should be visiting it.
>> We should have something on fedoraproject.org that says "are you
>> interested in Fedora? Find a Fedora Ambassador near you to give you some
>> information" and you type in your location, and it spits back a list of
>> Ambassadors near you.
>> (3) In order for any of (2) to be successful, we need to make sure that
>> the people who are listed as Ambassadors are actually paying attention to
>> the Ambassadors part of Fedora. If someone is not, it doesn't mean that
>> they are a bad person -- it just means that they don't want to have to deal
>> with organizing events or asking questions from newbies to the project.
>> I wouldn't be offended if someone removed me from the Fedora
>> Infrastructure group in FAS, because *I DON'T DO ANYTHING WITH FEDORA
>> INFRASTRUCTURE*. It doesn't mean I'm a bad person or not a Fedora
>> contributor, it just means that I don't participate in that part of Fedora.
>> HOW DO WE IDENTIFY ACTIVE AMBASSADORS?
>> We come up with a policy that is simple, and fair.
>> An active ambassador is someone who:
>> 1) Has joined the group in FAS.
>> 2) Reads and/or posts on fedora-ambassadors-list.
>> 3) Has a useful, up-to-date personal page on the Fedora wiki.
>> And does one or more of:
>> * Attends or organizes an event once in a release cycle.
>> * Maintains a blog on Planet Fedora, with about one post per month.
>> * Participates on fedora-list or fedoraforum.org to help people w/
>> * Indicates their willingness to mentor and guide new contributors or new
>> WHAT DO WE DO WITH INACTIVE AMBASSADORS?
>> If someone is inactive, we *DO NOT* kick them out of the ambassadors group
>> in FAS, and we *DO NOT* remove them from fedora-ambassadors list.
>> But we should remove them from the "directory of Ambassadors sorted by
>> country", which I argue again needs to be much more visible and useful, so
>> that those inactive Ambassadors aren't being asked to do public-facing
>> When someone re-surfaces or has more time for Ambassadors, we put them
>> back on the directory.
>> Flame me.
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> Best Regards,
> Singapore Fedora Ambassador
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