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On 25/07/2011 01:58 πμ, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote:
> Il giorno gio, 21/07/2011 alle 08.23 -0400, Dane Smith ha scritto:
>> Sorry for the delayed response on my part. I had been out of town
>> for the past little while(and swamped beyond that =P).
>> I see no issue with you being on the team Matt. You need an ack
>> from Diego (I CC'd him to this).
> Okay, first of all sorry if I've been out of communication for about
> the past month: I'm having a personal bad moment — those of you who
> follow my blog can probably tell, since I haven't written more than
> one post in the past two weeks or so.
Oh, I hope everything is ok
> The reason why I didn't answer Matt at first was that I was looking
> forward for the new council's direction: I'd find it difficult to
> actually lead anything without the council's back, so I wanted to
> see what they wanted to do with QA.
I don't follow. I don't think the council has immediate plans to change
the way QA works. After all, the Council cannot interfere with
individual projects. There was a discussion about Council appointed lead
for QA and Devrel but the discussion stopped there.
> Right now, I'd still like to take a bit of time mostly to consider
> thoroughly what the team should look like, if a team has to be there
> at all, given that there are really two very different concepts of
> - day-to-day quality improvement: identify common issues and get
> them processed; this usually involves being able to deal with any
> ebuild on the spot without interfering with normal development.
This also requires manpower.
> - exceptional quality issues: hell is breaking loose and needs to be
> fixed right at the moment.
Also requires manpower available 24/7
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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