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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 11:37:01
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Council appointed leaders for QA and DevRel by Fabian Groffen
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On 08/14/2011 12:31 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 14-08-2011 12:22:54 +0100, Markos Chandras wrote: >> On 08/14/2011 12:19 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote: >>> On 14-08-2011 12:06:57 +0100, Markos Chandras wrote: >>>> My proposal is: >>>> >>>> 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 >>> >>> Why not make this a 1-year term also? >> Because having a QA team slacking for a year before you take action >> is too much :/. OTOH, maybe a 6-month term for DevRel makes more >> sense. > > Ok, but then I'd prefer to make Council a monitoring entity of these > two. That is, if QA or DevRel team(-lead) is slacking (however you > would define that), Council has the right to appoint a new lead (any > time). That way you give the regular 1 year term to someone who > does his/her job, but allow to intervene directly as needed (and not > after 6 months). >
This requires dedicated resources, meaning having people monitor the activity of these teams and report problems/progress. Even if we enforce elections every 6 months, if leaders/teams were active, it is highly likely to retain their positions so no harm can come out of that :). - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJOR7MmAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCf4MQAJoDglmRKR4j7jnCq/UprJPl SBfYc2htZ8iICK6eC32/cOfB6gqmZqaZFKSUBuTI9ltqV7SAHF4VooyDi4LIt+JI ldyn9yZ6EiTq/Tgo9ttUIVIOuaec/OBr69WaEQQYscY9X3La01BSZ2ppDQoT1EdA xhEgcZtOCZWS9aFS0A3WNqgL+byhoBpkPEaDSPZF8iUPEyprdhCJlZCc6tP8Dgj5 uE2H0YVDeYDoWpfI4apgY//DPzIj1SkG27wqMGDl66inSZYPzMQFAEJaWf5pYhnh y7PpjfudDWcHczDd71g1i2nEWpXQycKbVu1ku5AJl+t+6K23K93NsZ5+33YEQ6Ft bKNd84+i0umxQdq2Ub+dnLOICq1vR2Kx1uEMezcZpjBi5VpNikBdG2B+aJm03x0D Hi7e40ES33mJeyRzdaoAPXmwl/8Uh1vlWOnS6OyZFhPGFKbNEDB/z3e/m5lEOHfm ho5wdV8H4r8WW6Uq2s60FLm8iFiuWfuPT2DMhiFNrHlsl6ELoLvN1+OM+Mw411aL iBPg+dzMreivNftXpPYiDSr9C+olz5tnBfz3BjFnPKGb1BuUhoBSbx7PtrWgexZX 2fZVRo7FB69P0iDKifFtli6egu+SOG+uNbTULAwvHxkLgAs6FAKrLnLJgErbPCJr xH+v9slNM1D+HHrpZijI =XQ/R -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----