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From Andy Wenk <a...@nms.de>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache CouchDB Diversity Statement.
Date Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:59:41 GMT
two docs make sense imho. +1

Cheers

Andy


On 28 April 2014 22:44, Robert Samuel Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:

> Count me in.
>
> B.
>
> On 28 Apr 2014, at 21:09, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Yep. Happy to see what the drafts look like. If two docs make sense,
> > two docs make sense.
> >
> > On 28 April 2014 22:04, Joan Touzet <joant@atypical.net> wrote:
> >> Nice. I personally would still like to see Diversity broken out in a
> separate document, but the idea of a charter is very good and this covers a
> lot of ground.
> >>
> >> This also dovetails very nicely with the mentorship ideas I have
> floated here and on IRC in the past.
> >>
> >> +1, let's do this!
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>
> >> To: dev@couchdb.apache.org
> >> Sent: Monday, April 28, 2014 3:50:15 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Apache CouchDB Diversity Statement.
> >>
> >> I have two things I'd like to add.
> >>
> >> 1. I'd like to widen this bit and turn it into a PMC charter.
> >> Basically a document that sets out what the PMC values, our commitment
> >> to diversity, and our pledge to the project. It's basically the same
> >> idea, but with a flourishes.
> >>
> >> The closest we have to this at the moment is here:
> >>
> >>
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=couchdb-admin.git;a=blob_plain;f=email/invite_pmc.txt;hb=HEAD
> >>
> >> I'd like to improve on this.
> >>
> >> 2. Technical ability is something I feel very strongly about. We've
> >> made a huge blunder IMO in requiring past contributors to be highly
> >> technical. I would like to introduce and officialise the same policy
> >> as Apache Forrest.
> >>
> >> cf. https://forrest.apache.org/committed.html
> >>
> >> Summary: we recognise merit in four areas:
> >>
> >> (Co)mmunity - one must interact with others, and share vision and
> knowledge
> >> (P)roject - a clear vision and consensus are needed
> >> (Do)cumentation - without it, the stuff remains only in the minds of
> the authors
> >> (C)ode - discussion goes nowhere without code
> >>
> >> I would like to think that we would elect someone who is blogging for
> >> us, or doing marketing, or speaking a lot. These are all important
> >> people, and their importance to the project should be recognised.
> >>
> >> It's been about two years since I started pushing on this topic at the
> >> PMC level and there have been big cultural changes. I am confident
> >> that I could elect people with contributions in any of these areas.
> >> But I want to make it official.
> >>
> >> This is what we value. This is what we will recognise. Our promise to
> >> the community.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Noah Slater
> >> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Noah Slater
> > https://twitter.com/nslater
>
>


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