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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
> 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
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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