[Ambassadors] Discussion: revoking ambassador status
twohotis at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 03:54:46 UTC 2014
+1 ... I second this
On Thu, 2014-03-13 at 21:54 +0300, Arthur Buliva wrote:
> +1. Just what I was thinking but Jiri put it better. I agree with this
> On 11 Mar 2014 17:07, "Jiri Eischmann" <eischmann at redhat.com> wrote:
> Jiri Eischmann píše v Út 25. 02. 2014 v 11:07 +0100:
> > Hi,
> > yesterday we had a long discussion about whether we want to
> have a
> > mechanism to remove completely inactive ambassadors or not.
> This issue
> > is brought up again and again, so I think it's time to
> discuss it
> > properly and eventually make a decision.
> > You can find more in this ticket:
> > https://fedorahosted.org/famsco/ticket/358
> > Feel free to comment (ideally in the ticket to keep all
> > there), express your opinion, propose modifications, or even
> > solutions. You input is welcome.
> > Jiri
> I'm bringing an update on this issue. Based on the discussion
> in this
> mailing list and in the ticket, we decided that any manual
> process for
> removing "inactive" ambassadors is a no-go.
> Pingou of Fedora Infra offered us a tool that would help us
> achieve what
> we originally wanted to achieve.
> The combination of FAS logs and datagrepper (that covers
> attending IRC
> meetings, using tracs, sending emails to mailing lists, voting
> in Fedora
> elections, writing blogposts in FP,...) can identify
> ambassadors who
> haven't had any sign of online activity for the given time
> period (in
> FAmSCo we agreed on 18 months, but it's still open) and may
> not be
> interested in the project any more.
> Those ambassadors would be notified by email that their
> account is going
> to be flagged as inactive in e.g. 14 days. To avoid it, they
> can just
> log in to FAS and they're fine for another 18 months.
> I'd like to emphasize that no one is going to lose ambassador
> membership. If someone meets the criteria and doesn't react to
> notification message his/her account will just be flagged as
> and his/her name won't be in the public list of ambassadors,
> but he/she
> will keep the membership and can become active again just by
> logging in
> to FAS and changing the status to active any time after the
> It's not meant to judge someone's activity, it's more like "we
> seen you around online for some time, give us a wave if you're
> interested in the project".
> In FAmSCo, we agreed this is a non-invasive solution with
> pretty much no
> additional bureaucracy that would solve the problem. But we'd
> again like
> to know your opinion.
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