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Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>:
> On Thu, 2 Jul 2009 22:14:25 +0200
> Christian Faulhammer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Another one of the things I'd like to see and help reform with the
> > > council. First off it spends way too much time on EAPI/PMS. There
> > > is no reason to make the council an extension of the portage team.
> > As member of the PMS team I agree, we have to reach out to more
> > people. No matter how well Ciaran does the job as editor-in-chief
> > the process needs to be broadened to involve other groups, too.
> Which groups who would like to be able to contribute currently feel
> that they can't, why do they feel that and why haven't they said so?
For example people from the other package managers apart from
Paludis. What we need is a more straight forward way for new
features...yes, some measures are already being worked out, but there is
still work to do.
> Really, the only big issues we've had with EAPI work are getting
> Portage support and working around a Council that wants to both
> micro-manage every last detail of every last feature and only put in
> an hour of work every two weeks.
Discussion of EAPI features took place on the -dev mailing list
involving council members, so one hour every two weeks is quite
Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project
<URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode