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From: Christian Ruppert <idl0r@g.o>
To: gentoo-qa@l.g.o
Cc: "Diego Elio “Flameeyes” Pettenò" <flameeyes@×××××.com>, qa@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-qa] Re: Roll-call for the team members and requesting a new election
Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2010 20:07:41
In Reply to: [gentoo-qa] Roll-call for the team members and requesting a new election by "Diego Elio “Flameeyes” Pettenò"
On 08/21/2010 07:46 PM, Diego Elio “Flameeyes” Pettenò wrote:
> First off, checking the current list of QA members, please answer just > to make sure you are active and still interested of being part of the > team: > > - Mark Loeser > - Diego Elio Pettenò (here); > - Markos Chandras > - Christian Ruppert > - Piotr Jaroszyński > - Tomas Chvatal > - Ned Ludd (not on qa@g.o alias) > - Sven Wegener > - Torsten Veller > - Joshua Jackson (not on qa@g.o alias) > - Mike Frysinger > - Samuli Suominen (not on project page) > - Brian Ferring (not on project page) > > After this I'd like to call for an election of a new lead; I have asked > privately for Mark to resign, or call up new elections himself, so that > I could avoid to state it this way but I see no other choice. > > Given the current (sorry) state of QA, working mostly leadless (Mark > seems to be around when you're complaining he's not around), and with > most members apathetic about all kind of issues, I'm proposing myself as > new lead. > > The role of the lead in this project cannot be simply a "supervising" > one, given that it's the only member of the team that devrel is > interested in hearing from (situation that, by itself, should probably > be changed); it requires actual leading and decision-taking, especially > given the current situation where many policies have never been written > down, and our documentation resources for developers are scattered and > outdated. > > Given that I for one feel like the lead should be an active presence in > the project, together with my offer to step up I promise that if I ever > were to find myself in a situation where I wouldn't be able to find the > time to keep up with my duties, I'd be resigning and asking for new > elections right away. >
I'm still "active". I mainly write QA scripts like [1] or [2] and I fix QA issues in gentoo-x86 if I notice some. I have no strong opinion atm because I'm not so long in the QA team. [1] [2] -- Regards, Christian Ruppert Role: Gentoo Linux developer, Bugzilla administrator and Infrastructure member Fingerprint: EEB1 C341 7C84 B274 6C59 F243 5EAB 0C62 B427 ABC8


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