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Subject svn commit: r314810 - /forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2005 07:27:52 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Wed Oct 12 00:27:48 2005
New Revision: 314810

Add a new section "Electing new committers and PMC members".


Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml
--- forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml Wed Oct 12 00:27:48 2005
@@ -135,9 +135,9 @@
       The chair of the PMC is appointed by the Board and is an officer of
       the ASF (Vice President). The chair has primary responsibility to the
       Board, and has the power to establish rules and procedures for the
-      day to day management of the communities for which the PMC is
+      day-to-day management of the communities for which the PMC is
       responsible, including the composition of the PMC itself.
-      The chair reports to the board quarterly about the status of the
+      The chair reports to the board every three months about the status of the
       project. The PMC may consider the position of PMC chair annually and 
       may recommend a new chair to the board.
       Ultimately, however, it is the board's responsibility who it chooses
@@ -160,6 +160,21 @@
         The minutes are available for each
         <link href="">
         board meeting</link>. Our reporting schedule is: Feb, May, Aug, Nov.
+      </p>
+    </section>
+    <section id="elect">
+      <title>Electing new committers and PMC members</title>
+      <p>
+        We conduct the vote on the private PMC mailing list to enable a frank
+        discussion.
+        In most cases we will be inviting people to go straight from developer
+        to PMC member, i.e. they simultaneously become committer and PMC
+        member. However, there may be extraordinary cases where we want
+        limited work-related commit access (not also a PMC member).
+        This will be resolved during the discussion and vote.
+        Notes about this process are in the "committers" svn in the
+        pmc/forrest/ directory.

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