Re: [TOOLS-DEVELOPMENT] Hello tools-development

Robert Sparks <> Tue, 09 April 2019 19:31 UTC

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On 4/8/19 6:48 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've just joined the tools-development team, and hope I can add some value; I have some background in systems administration and web ops.
> I'm just getting up to speed (and would love any pointers to help in that process!), but one immediate question -- in the RFP that just went out, the timeline seems unusually tight. Is there a reason for that?

Hi Mark  -

These timelines have evolved over a few years of running these RFPs. If 
you know of someone who would bid, but needs more time, please let us 
know and we can extend them.

> I ask because having such short timelines can severely impact participation.
So far, it hasn't appeared to. We've let some run much longer in the 
past, and the bids we got were from people that told us they would bid 
very early on. Again, if you know of someone who's looking but is 
bothered by the short turnarounds, let us know.
> Cheers,
> --
> Mark Nottingham
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