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From Robert Kowalski <...@kowalski.gd>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache CouchDB Diversity Statement.
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:23:58 GMT
+1


2014-04-29 10:07 GMT+02:00 Garren Smith <garren@apache.org>:

> +1 This is a great idea.
>
> On 28 Apr 2014, at 11:34 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > +1, especially to broadening the definition of contributions that we
> recognize.
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
> >> 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
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Andy Wenk
> >> Hamburg - Germany
> >> RockIt!
> >>
> >> http://www.couchdb-buch.de
> >> http://www.pg-praxisbuch.de
> >>
> >> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3 9588
> >>
> >> https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
>
>

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