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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Should DevRel members be in Council?
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 14:43:29
Message-Id: 4E47DEC7.9030605@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Should DevRel members be in Council? by Markos Chandras
On 14.08.2011 17:11, Markos Chandras wrote:
> On 08/14/2011 03:05 PM, Petteri Räty wrote: >> On 14.08.2011 16:42, Markos Chandras wrote: >>> >>>> So lets try with an example: >>> >>>> A dev wants to join the Sunrise project and i as the lead say no >>>> to him. >>> >>>> This means, both 1 and 2 are already done, 3 does not seem >>>> reasonable to me, since it looks unlikely to me, that DevRel >>>> could/should force a team to accept a new member, which would end >>>> with the last point. And if both sides keep their point, council >>>> could either force his addition, which will usually mean, that >>>> the team lead leaves or accept the decision of the team lead. >>> >>> >>> I don't think Council is eligible to force this. The council is >>> not supposed to interfere with how teams operate. >>> > >> The precedent is that Council can rule whatever it wants besides >> changing GLEP 39. Of course in a volunteer project some might never >> get executed. Changing eligibility rules for the council requires a >> change to GLEP 39 so it's not something we can vote on in the next >> meeting. > >> Regards, Petteri > > > Fair enough. I was pretty sure that the Council was not supposed to > instruct projects how to operate. But anyway, this is irrelevant to the > initial discussion. >
I think Tommy presented a valid question but you are just missing the point. DevRel is just a body that is more likely to do decisions that are doing to be appealed to the council. Regards, Petteri

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