Gentoo Archives: gentoo-doc

From: Joshua Saddler <nightmorph@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Review of Documentation Policy
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 01:23:03
Message-Id: 20110924182234.7636b30c@angelstorm
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] Review of Documentation Policy by Sven Vermeulen
On Sat, 24 Sep 2011 08:39:41 +0200
Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o> wrote:

> > 2. Translation project leads and "official" language status. Any > > comments as to the changes here? > > Sure. I wanted to make it a bit less formal without lowering the > requirements. Now, the document sais that a language should be > backed up by a translation team where at least one member (the > translation project lead) has commit access. If this isn't the > case, then it is an "unsupported" language where the documents are > still published, but not linked.
Fine with me; I assume the translators are okay with this, too.
> > 3. Join-up process. No formal "X number of contributions per > > period Y." Works well enough for me, but then "how much does this > > potential recruit actually do for us" becomes subjective > > hand-waving. We would need a new metric to determine commitment > > over time. Ideas? > > I'm not sure we need one. Imo, the GDP project lead decides when > phase 2 starts (and as such when a mentor is assigned). From then > onwards, it is the mentor who is in charge of defining when the > recruitment can be started. > > If we need a more objective metric to start with, I'd rather do it > on timeframe ("... sufficient document changes over a term of at > least 4 months"), which holds twice then (first and second phase). > > After all, developers that have been less or inactive for some time > are slated to be retired anyhow, either fully (from the Gentoo > project) or from the GDP (removal of the GDP page and perhaps > cvsdoc commit rights).
This makes sense. Alright, commit the thing. I like it.

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Re: [gentoo-doc] Review of Documentation Policy Chema Alonso <nimiux@g.o>