Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Formal Review Result
From: Barend Gehrels (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-04 09:52:19
On 4-5-2011 14:48, Joachim Faulhaber wrote:
> Dear list,
> this posting started as a private mail to Barend, but once it was
> written it wanted to be posted here :)
Thanks for sending me a public e-mail ;-)
> Hi Barend,
> your points about Vladamir's Declaration of Results are good ones,
> also your proposals for improvement. I tried to write a posting but
> somehow I lack motivation.
> I think the review wizards, after the discussion about Review Manager
> Assistants startet to accept newcomers as RMs like Chad Nelson and Ed
> Diener which they did not do in the past.
> I think this is much better than only waiting for seasoned boosters to
> volunteer and it is simpler as the RMA model. Chad and Ed for example
> seem to be doing good jobs.
> Long time boosters on the contrary tend to
> be less enthusiastic as RMs: The summarizing fault of Volodya,
> (excessive) delays or MIA-phenomenons are IMO symptoms of such lack of
Maybe. Another reason is that they are very busy with other good
> This doesn't mean to blame anyone in particular. It's just
> part of the boost game. First time contributors have more motivation
> and excitement.
> Basically I still think we should harness this structure by giving
> newcomers more responsibility, and as I said, I see this happening,
> even though in a different way as proposed by me.
OK, I understand; there were/are a number of reviews in a row now, so
there is something happening indeed.