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From: Christian Ruppert <idl0r@g.o>
Subject: Re: Roll-call for the team members and requesting a new election
Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2010 21:51:14 +0200
On 08/21/2010 07:46 PM, Diego Elio “Flameeyes” Pettenò wrote:
> First off, checking the current list of QA members, please answer just
> to make sure you are active and still interested of being part of the
> team:
> 
>  - Mark Loeser
>  - Diego Elio Pettenò (here);
>  - Markos Chandras
>  - Christian Ruppert
>  - Piotr Jaroszyński
>  - Tomas Chvatal
>  - Ned Ludd (not on qa@g.o alias)
>  - Sven Wegener
>  - Torsten Veller
>  - Joshua Jackson (not on qa@g.o alias)
>  - Mike Frysinger
>  - Samuli Suominen (not on project page)
>  - Brian Ferring (not on project page)
> 
> After this I'd like to call for an election of a new lead; I have asked
> privately for Mark to resign, or call up new elections himself, so that
> I could avoid to state it this way but I see no other choice.
> 
> Given the current (sorry) state of QA, working mostly leadless (Mark
> seems to be around when you're complaining he's not around), and with
> most members apathetic about all kind of issues, I'm proposing myself as
> new lead.
> 
> The role of the lead in this project cannot be simply a "supervising"
> one, given that it's the only member of the team that devrel is
> interested in hearing from (situation that, by itself, should probably
> be changed); it requires actual leading and decision-taking, especially
> given the current situation where many policies have never been written
> down, and our documentation resources for developers are scattered and
> outdated.
> 
> Given that I for one feel like the lead should be an active presence in
> the project, together with my offer to step up I promise that if I ever
> were to find myself in a situation where I wouldn't be able to find the
> time to keep up with my duties, I'd be resigning and asking for new
> elections right away.
> 

I'm still "active". I mainly write QA scripts like [1] or [2] and I fix
QA issues in gentoo-x86 if I notice some.

I have no strong opinion atm because I'm not so long in the QA team.

[1] http://qasl.de/~idl0r/gentoo/gentoo_unused_files-beta.pl
[2] http://qasl.de/~idl0r/gentoo/invalid-mask.txt

-- 
Regards,
Christian Ruppert
Role: Gentoo Linux developer, Bugzilla administrator and Infrastructure
member
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