Re: AM Report for Week Ending 08 Dec 2002
On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 04:38:50PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> It wouldn't be a good idea to automate AM assignments. There's more
> involved than just assigning the first NM in the queue to a random AM
> who has a free slot. In some cases, it makes sense to assign an AM
> to a specific AM.
That's fair, but the NM website doesn't reflect this in any way. The
NM doesn't have the possibility of saying "I want to work in [this] and
[that]" in a way that can be classified (read: there's no place where
you can check [ ] Perl; [ ] IPv6; [ ] Graphics; ...). Same thing for
the AMs. You have no way of knowing what I'm interested in. You can
look at the packages that I maintain, but if you do that you'll be left
with "window maker, OpenGL, astronomy, raytracing".
In other words, your decision will be based on your own perception of