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From Russell Branca <chewbra...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache CouchDB Diversity Statement.
Date Mon, 05 May 2014 17:20:25 GMT
+1


On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 10:42 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> +1
>
> On 29 Apr 2014, at 11:23 , Robert Kowalski <rok@kowalski.gd> wrote:
>
> > +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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