On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 7:19 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:

> On 2016-01-22 08:18:45 -0600, Jim Nasby wrote:
> > Personally, I don't see why we have our scarcest resource doing what is
> > essentially a project management task, especially when at least one
> > commercial company has offered to donate paid staff time.
> Because so far all CFs that weren't managed by somebody involved on the
> code level worked even less than the rest. You need to be able to judge
> how complex and ready a patch is to some degree. You need to know who to
> prod for a specific patch.
> Yes, a PM can learn to do that. But it's not something a freshly hired
> person can do. You need a fair bit of community involvement.

I definitely agree.

However, if someone were to put forward a person who at least partially
qualifies towards that I'm all for giving it a try at least once. But so
far I don't recall seeing any actual propsal of that *directly*, more very
vague "there are things others could do". But if/when they do, I definitely
think it's worth trying.

 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
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