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From: "Petteri R├Ąty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Should DevRel members be in Council?
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 14:06:29
Message-Id: 4E47D61A.30804@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Should DevRel members be in Council? by Markos Chandras
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

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