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From Keith Turner <ke...@deenlo.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Relax RTC for urgent website updates
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:52:54 GMT
On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 3:04 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> How about something like:
>
> """
> Reviews may only be bypassed in the case of an emergency, and only after an
> appropriate level of effort has been made to request a review. Before
> bypassing a review, the committer should take appropriate steps to ensure
> that their actions can be reversed, if necessary. The committer should also
> send an explanation to the dev list (or private list, if sensitive)
> immediately afterwards justifying the urgency. The PMC members will decide
> whether the action was warranted, and what follow-on actions should be
> taken, if any. Such emergencies should be extremely rare, and would
> typically only apply to things not blocked by a release vote (such as a
> website change).
> """
>
> The above proposed wording has the benefit of being simple, flexible, and
> accountable, but not being tied to any complex rules like tagging,
> labeling, waiting for specific durations, etc. that can undermine the

I like this, not specifying any specifics other than a note to a mailing list.

> efficacy of an emergency action. It's also very broad, so it isn't
> dependent on specific workflows or infrastructure tools, which can change
> over time.
>
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:12 AM Keith Turner <keith@deenlo.com> wrote:
>
>> In addition to tagging as urgent, a short explanation of why its
>> urgent should be given.
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:10 AM, Keith Turner <keith@deenlo.com> wrote:
>> > I have been thinking that it may be useful to relax RTC for urgent
>> > website updates.   I can not imagine this being needed for Fluo or
>> > Fluo Recipes because of the 3 day release process.  However, the
>> > website is always immediately available after any update.  It would be
>> > nice to have an agreed on mechanism for bypassing RTC for the website.
>> > Possibly something like the following :
>> >
>> >  * Create PR for website and tag it urgent
>> >  * Attempt to contact other PMC members
>> >  * Wait X time (for example 10 mins)
>> >  * After X time if no one has indicated they are reviewing, then
>> > commiter can push
>> >
>> > I think the policy should include something like : should this policy
>> > ever cause strife in the community, it must be repealed immediately.
>>

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