Thursday, 30 March 2017

Re: Report: Sponsorship queue squashing party

On 2017-03-30 13:53, Robie Basak wrote:
> Many thanks to the sponsors who joined us yesterday. We started the
> day on 78 items. According to our status whiteboard pad, we cleared
> 36 items from the queue. Today there are 42 items remaining. So we
> managed to clear more than half of the queue.
> According to our pad, the participants and the number of items they
> worked on were: rbasak (22), mterry (11), nacc (9), seb128 (4),
> sil2100 (1), and mdeslaur (1). Thank you very much for your
> participation and helping us get the queue down!

As a contributor with limited upload right, I do appreciate this
initiative. Thanks, Robie, and thanks to others who helped.

> Given the progress made, I think that getting the queue down to zero
> and kept down near zero is entirely achievable, and I propose doing
> this kind of thing again regularly.

Yeah, a queue around 10 items rather than 70-90 would be an important
motivational factor for us who need sponsored uploads once in a while.
It would allow for a sponsor's review in due time provided that some
sponsors assign for piloting shifts often enough.

Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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