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From: Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o>
Subject: Re: Should DevRel members be in Council?
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:42:15 +0300
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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Should DevRel members be in Council?
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Re: Should DevRel members be in Council?
-- Markos Chandras
Re: Should DevRel members be in Council?
-- Thomas Sachau
Re: Should DevRel members be in Council?
-- Markos Chandras
Re: Should DevRel members be in Council?
-- Petteri Räty
Re: Should DevRel members be in Council?
-- Markos Chandras
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