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On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 04:49:53PM +0200, Camille Huot wrote:
> Hey, sorry for my late feedback,
> The Gentoo Documentation Project Team consists of editors and authors,
> on our main documentation and its translations. Like most other Gentoo
> it is lead by a project lead whose additional job is to look after the team
> its resources in general (such as focusing on recruitment when necessary and
> acting as an unbiased mediator when two or more developers have a dispute
> I don't like the end "acting as an unbiased mediator when two or more
> developers have a dispute over
> something", we're not childs that need to be calm down :) -- Here's my
> suggested drop-in: "taking final decisions when consensus cannot be found
Actually, I was merely trying to replicate what the devrel stuff sais on
this ;-) It isn't about a dispute on documentation aspects. If that were the
case, I'd suggest a "consensus model" on the mailinglist and indeed project
lead having a final say if consensus cannot be found.
But when developers are more in dispute on non-documentation related
aspects, the devrel guide/policy currently positions the project lead as a
Of course, we could just drop that part (since it already is in the policy)
or rewrite it according to your suggestion (but then make it clear it is
about project-related activities).