On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:59 AM, Máirín Duffy <duffy(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On 04/20/2017 09:50 AM, Josh Boyer wrote:
> I like the idea. Would such posts be collated somehow?
Yeh, definitely. I'm thinking of either setting up a chart in the wiki
where the volunteer would have to add their link, and/or we could do a
round-up post on Fedora magazine. We did a round up post in Fedora
magazine last year and I think that went well.
> Another twist
> or addition might be to help translate the collated posts to a
> different language if they are an ESL speaker. We typically haven't
> done translation at all.
+1 great idea!
> I have to ask though, what do we do if they don't follow through?
This is a tough one. I am (totally unrelated to Fedora / software / etc)
a board member for a non-profit cooperative where there is a service
requirement for org members. We have had some issues with a small number
of folks not fulfilling their obligations, so we're facing the problem
now of what to do about it. (Some haven't fulfilled for multiple years.)
We've decided that we'll mark those who didn't meet their service
requirement as ineligible to renew their annual membership.
In a similar vein, maybe failure to follow through on their assignment
would mark them ineligible to request financial assistance for the next
year? It might seem harsh, but it's not a lot of work to ask in exchange
imho, if there are extenuating circumstances we can of course deal with
them as they come up, and it's only for the next year.
Seems like the only viable solution. I don't want to sound
threatening in our offers of funding assistance, but I do think people
need to be aware of that in general. Hopefully it will be a