--- xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0038.html 2005/06/24 21:37:07 1.1 +++ xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0038.html 2005/06/28 19:11:04 1.2 @@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ --> - + GLEP 38 -- Status of forum moderators in the Gentoo project @@ -24,7 +24,8 @@ [GLEP Index] [GLEP Source] - +
+
@@ -37,7 +38,8 @@ +Wernfried Haas <w.haas at xover.htu.tuwien.ac.at>, +Tom Knight <tomk at gentoo.org>. @@ -47,7 +49,7 @@ - +
Last-Modified:2005/06/24 21:32:46
Author:Christian Hartmann <christian.hartmann at email.de>, -Wernfried Haas <w.haas at xover.htu.tuwien.ac.at>.
Status:Draft
Created:06-May-2005
Post-History:17-Jun-2005
Post-History:17-Jun-2005, 28-Jun-2005
@@ -115,19 +117,20 @@ as they are currently available in the moderators forum plus a FAQ that was created as a possible candidate for a forums-quiz. The guidelines and the FAQ should help the moderator to get some general information about how to moderate the forums.

-

Suggested procedure for becoming global moderator: -Existing moderators can suggest a user to become a moderator. The ability of the new -moderator to deal with people in a kind way and to detect misplaced posts, etc usually -also has been reviewed by the other moderators already since they can read his -previous posts and suggestions in the forums feedback threads. -If he accepts, he will become moderator on the forums. A bug will be filed on b.g.o -containing information about the new moderator. Afterwards he must answer the staff -quiz that will be revisited by devrel. The quiz then will be send to recruiters@g.o for -revision.

+

Suggested procedure for becoming global moderator: Existing moderators can +suggest a user to become a moderator. The ability of the new moderator to +deal with people in a kind way and to detect misplaced posts, etc usually +also has been reviewed by the other moderators already since they can read +their previous posts and suggestions in the forums feedback threads. If they +accept, they will become moderator on the forums. A bug will be filed on +b.g.o containing information about the new moderator. Afterwards they must +answer the staff quiz that will be revisited by devrel. The quiz then will +be sent to recruiters@g.o for revision. Becoming staff member is not +optional, but mandatory.

The first month is supposed to be a test period, if the moderator -does not do anything in that time or messes up in another way, he will be -restored to his old user status. The mentor(s) and everyone of the forums team -are encouraged to help the new moderator if he is unsure how to deal with a +does not do anything in that time or messes up in another way, they will be +restored to their old user status. The mentor(s) and everyone of the forums team +are encouraged to help the new moderator if they are unsure how to deal with a situation.

@@ -148,13 +151,10 @@

Backwards Compatibility

-

Most moderators are currently not staff members. Becoming a staff member is not mandatory -for existing moderators. If they want to become a staff member they need to take the -staff quiz. If they don't they just stay in their position as moderator without -becoming a staff member.

Moderators who are currently inactive (Bodhisattva status) should be -considered as old moderators in case they come back. New moderators should -have to go through the mentoring process in any case as stated above.

+considered akin to retired developers and will have to take the staff quiz +if they return to moderation activities. New moderators should have to go +through the mentoring process in any case as stated above.

Moderators in national forums: In our internal discussion it turned out that not all moderators in the national forums are able to speak english well, which would be a requirement to become a staff member. We decided that it would @@ -179,25 +179,25 @@

References

- +
[1](1, 2) http://curtis119.no-ip.org/forum-guide.xml
- +
[2]http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/devrel/handbook/handbook.xml?part=1&chap=2
- +
[3]http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/devrel/quiz/staff-quiz.txt
- +
@@ -208,12 +208,12 @@

Copyright

This document has been placed in the public domain.

- - + +
[4]http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.devel/28985