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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] updating GLEP 1
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 00:12:12
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] updating GLEP 1 by Mike Frysinger
tweaked the forums note a bit more to make clear that it is an optional
(additional) channel of communication only and does not replace g-dev

--- glep-0001.txt	5 Jun 2008 06:05:32 -0000	1.12
+++ glep-0001.txt	10 Mar 2011 00:09:46 -0000
@@ -85,10 +85,10 @@ gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list to he
 consensus from the community at large, and improve the GLEP for re-submission.
 The author of the GLEP is then responsible for posting the GLEP to the
-gentoo-dev mailing list and to the Gentoo Linux forums [#FORUMS]_, and
-marshaling community support for it.  As updates are necessary, the GLEP
-author can check in new versions if they have CVS commit permissions, or can
-email new GLEP versions to the GLEP editors for committing.
+gentoo-dev mailing list (and additionally to the Gentoo Linux forums [#FORUMS]_
+if they so desire), and marshaling community support for it.  As updates are
+necessary, the GLEP author may check in new versions directly, or forward to
+a Gentoo developer with commit access.
 Standards Track GLEPs consist of two parts, a design document and a reference
 implementation.  The GLEP should be reviewed and accepted before a reference
@@ -98,21 +98,20 @@ the form of code, patch, or URL to same 
 GLEP authors are responsible for collecting community feedback on a GLEP
 before submitting it for review.  A GLEP that has not been discussed on
-gentoo-dev@g.o and/or the Gentoo Linux forums [#FORUMS]_ will not be
+gentoo-dev@g.o and the Gentoo Linux forums [#FORUMS]_ will not be
 accepted.  However, wherever possible, long open-ended discussions on public
 mailing lists should be avoided.  Strategies to keep the discussions efficient
 include setting up a specific forums thread for the topic, having the GLEP
 author accept private comments in the early design phases, etc.  GLEP authors
 should use their discretion here.
-Once the authors have completed a GLEP, they must inform the GLEP editors that
-it is ready for review.  GLEPs are reviewed by the appropriate Gentoo
-Manager [#MANAGER]_, who may approve or reject a GLEP outright, or
-send it back to the author(s) for revision.  For a GLEP that is pre-determined
-to be approvable (e.g., it is an obvious win as-is and/or its implementation
-has already been checked in) the appropriate Gentoo Manager [#MANAGER]_
-may also initiate a GLEP review, first notifying the GLEP author(s) and giving
-them a chance to make revisions.
+Once the authors have completed a GLEP, they must inform the Gentoo Council
+[#COUNCIL]_ that it is ready for review by way of the gentoo-dev mailing
+list.  GLEPs are then reviewed at a Council meeting where it may be approved
+or rejected outright, or send it back to the author(s) for revision.  This
+generally should be done a few weeks in advance of the actual review so as to
+avoid the appearance of "slipping" a GLEP in without proper public review
+by the Gentoo developer community.
 For a GLEP to be approved it must meet certain minimum criteria.  It must be a
 clear and complete description of the proposed enhancement.  The enhancement
@@ -338,7 +337,7 @@ References and Footnotes
 .. [#FORUMS]
-.. [#MANAGER]
+.. [#COUNCIL]
 .. [#OPL]


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