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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Council appointed leaders for QA and DevRel
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 11:42:48
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Council appointed leaders for QA and DevRel by Rich Freeman
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On 08/14/2011 12:35 PM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> Are you suggesting that the leader has to be chosen within the team, > or that the council has to vote on individual team members? I'm not > sure I like either of these. I'd rather keep it simple: the council > can pick any developer they want to be the leader whatsoever, and > then the leader can run the team how they see fit.
This is what I mean. The leader chooses the members of the team ( to ensure that sane or qualified people are part of the team ). However, the leader is appointed by the council.
> >> Devrel: 1 year term. Developers are nominated by others or they >> can self-nominated >> >> QA: 6-month term. Developers are nominated by others or they can >> self-nominated > > So, my thought is something more like: > > 1. The council reaches out to DevRel and QA teams and solicits > recommendations from them for the next team leader. 2. The council > sends to -dev an email summarizing the recommendations and other > candidates being considered, soliciting feedback from the dev > community. 3. The council agrees by majority vote on who they want > to lead each team - that can be anybody in #1 or #2. Waiting periods > for feedback are at the council's discretion. 4. If a year goes by > and all is well, the council goes back to #1. 5. If at any point > things are not well, the council is welcome to go back to #1 at any > time. Nobody is given a guaranteed time in "office." >
Yes fair points, and it seems to me that the bureaucracy overhead is minimum. - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJOR7SAAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCYEEQAMESO7R99CZPeFf6JwMaCbBh jsvSrOUsYaegbIDC7XSlPcJ4R3J/0de8qVRNqlJFnsPn84S3Y1w287GcSWZeOfgK swwYor8y1HcyzUjhqHEe3laegdstMwu7SxwTx8vdF2Pz5dSmbHwQ6i9GWKJsx0H3 PBEDNCowZPh6iIOw/nhAuHpamP7c7QDfyVDbcR4g7GSZ5aD79BV5Dc0gnYGho/LI twFDHAe1mwBh8/VnxC2k/OUwVfd724JjxUQCs3dysKuooyQb4xyMXnOjurLVbsEt vQnSEpQRXtMcO7rqpS/Cdoyg9hXQmKMXX/xdK4ghQLyOLTKLjp+I2uPCRq80G2o1 o2dxGvE9IKjiAbecKas1CSwrrVm7BOTmXox+ibDRH/XWQefzXiN2DNYCZjb8gI7g pYgY4vxWs+BiYGjxIE+/F+6wVFlAOU+Qg/BJejBIzT2Ee64Jf2AYmwO/n7camxP0 yvXjwzvPI5SZJzG72q3FuSUQe8wjHdYJ5o3OKd3b00J8C33WXyUOxCmoGNtJmzlX J0qc06Dr2oWBP+aZU0cQU4HnbrVxdnY24KXWA+DxKzOq+ToUk/J7Jd5wYE4d5PhL 6wzBWvf5A6Y6NcKE490xhaercCPqz+uFLFjjXb2k5YQ0n4ehnAdgc2slP62DVS/G epoa3KIurEJvCf1LV4uH =Qcrp -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----