[Talk-us] A Friendly Guide to 'Bots and Imports

Kevin Atkinson kevin at atkinson.dhs.org
Fri Aug 6 21:35:59 BST 2010


On Fri, 6 Aug 2010, Kevin Atkinson wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Aug 2010, Katie Filbert wrote:
>
>> 1) Anyone that wants to run a bot or new tasks for an existing bot
>> (automated or semi-automated tasks) must submit a request to the bot
>> approval group (BAG). Others are free to comment on the request, in 
>> addition
>> to BAG.
>
> If I had too go though a formal approval process I would not have even 
> bothers with my script.  I'm not sure I wouldn't really call it a bot because 
> I manually downloaded the data, ran a script on the data, than manually 
> uploaded the data.  As oppose to something complete automatic.

Again, maybe I was a little strong.

But if you do what some sort of formal approval process can you please at 
least cut out some of the steps for those who already went though the 
process once and have proven to be competent and won't do anything which 
will lead to a mess latter.




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