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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: Council appointed leaders for QA and DevRel
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 12:41:52 +0100
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On 08/14/2011 12:35 PM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> Are you suggesting that the leader has to be chosen within the team, 
> or that the council has to vote on individual team members?  I'm not 
> sure I like either of these.  I'd rather keep it simple: the council 
> can pick any developer they want to be the leader whatsoever, and
> then the leader can run the team how they see fit.

This is what I mean. The leader chooses the members of the team ( to
ensure that sane or qualified people are part of the team ). However,
the leader is appointed by the council.

> 
>> Devrel: 1 year term. Developers are nominated by others or they
>> can self-nominated
>> 
>> QA: 6-month term. Developers are nominated by others or they can 
>> self-nominated
> 
> So, my thought is something more like:
> 
> 1.  The council reaches out to DevRel and QA teams and solicits 
> recommendations from them for the next team leader. 2.  The council
> sends to -dev an email summarizing the recommendations and other
> candidates being considered, soliciting feedback from the dev
> community. 3.  The council agrees by majority vote on who they want
> to lead each team - that can be anybody in #1 or #2.  Waiting periods
> for feedback are at the council's discretion. 4.  If a year goes by
> and all is well, the council goes back to #1. 5.  If at any point
> things are not well, the council is welcome to go back to #1 at any
> time.  Nobody is given a guaranteed time in "office."
> 
Yes fair points, and it seems to me that the bureaucracy overhead is
minimum.

- -- 
Regards,
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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References:
Council appointed leaders for QA and DevRel
-- Markos Chandras
Re: Council appointed leaders for QA and DevRel
-- Rich Freeman
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