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Subject: Re: [boost] Library Maintainence - was 5 Observations ....
From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-25 19:16:50

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jonathan Franklin" <franklin.jonathan_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2010 5:51 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Library Maintainence - was 5 Observations ....

> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:42 AM, Gennadiy Rozental <rogeeff_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> We need to be careful, how we identify this lack of responsiveness.
>> Maybe we should ask maintainer to acknowledge that he seen the ticket?
>> The fact that ticket is not addressed is not an indicator that
>> maintainer is not aware about it.
> I agree. And I'm not sure how to properly measure "responsiveness."
> Perhaps some ratio of tickets closed to tickets opened over time (or
> *something*) would provide a usable metric for determining when a
> maintainer is overwhelmed, or just not doing anything at all.

Even whan the the maintainer does a good work, there could also hapens that there could be yet a lot of tickets or very old tikets to manage. This could be an hint that maintenance need to be reinforced.


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