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From: Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: solar@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: A Little Council Reform Anyone?
Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 20:29:46
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: A Little Council Reform Anyone? by Ciaran McCreesh

Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>:

> On Thu, 2 Jul 2009 22:14:25 +0200 > Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o> wrote: > > > Another one of the things I'd like to see and help reform with the > > > council. First off it spends way too much time on EAPI/PMS. There > > > is no reason to make the council an extension of the portage team. > > > > As member of the PMS team I agree, we have to reach out to more > > people. No matter how well Ciaran does the job as editor-in-chief > > the process needs to be broadened to involve other groups, too. > > Which groups who would like to be able to contribute currently feel > that they can't, why do they feel that and why haven't they said so?
For example people from the other package managers apart from Paludis. What we need is a more straight forward way for new features...yes, some measures are already being worked out, but there is still work to do.
> Really, the only big issues we've had with EAPI work are getting > Portage support and working around a Council that wants to both > micro-manage every last detail of every last feature and only put in > an hour of work every two weeks.
Discussion of EAPI features took place on the -dev mailing list involving council members, so one hour every two weeks is quite exaggerated. V-Li -- Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project <URL:>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode <URL:>


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