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
> - Mark Loeser
> - Diego Elio Pettenò (here);
> - Markos Chandras
> - Christian Ruppert
> - Piotr Jaroszyński
> - Tomas Chvatal
> - Ned Ludd (not on firstname.lastname@example.org alias)
> - Sven Wegener
> - Torsten Veller
> - Joshua Jackson (not on email@example.com 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
> 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  or  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.
Role: Gentoo Linux developer, Bugzilla administrator and Infrastructure
Fingerprint: EEB1 C341 7C84 B274 6C59 F243 5EAB 0C62 B427 ABC8