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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Plan of Action (RE: committers (again))
Date Wed, 10 Sep 2003 06:17:06 GMT
Jeremy,

Typically the committer who proposes a new person checks with him/her first privately to see
if
they have the bandwidth/interest in being a committer. 

-- dims

--- Jeremy Boynes <jeremy@coredevelopers.net> wrote:
> > How about a plan of action? 
> > 
> > Step #1: 1 week of Nominations. Existing committers can 
> > nominate new committers by sending a note to the dev mailing 
> > list. Step #2: One of the ASF sponsors consolidates the list 
> > of nominations and starts a VOTE on the dev mailing list. 
> > VOTE is open for 1 week. Existing committers can use 
> > +1/+0/-0/-1 to indicate their preference in an email to the 
> > dev mailing list. Step #3: ASF sponsor conveys the result of 
> > the VOTE to the incubator PMC and asks for permission to add 
> > the new committers.
> > 
> 
> How does this handle the situation where someone does not get voted in -
> the last thing I want to do is put people off from contributing because
> they risk a negative public vote?
> 
> An option might be to ask a nominee in advance if they are interested,
> so that it is a risk they are aware of in advance. You could argue that
> by submitting patches they have opened themselves up for it, but I would
> prefer it was explicit.
> 
> --
> Jeremy
> 


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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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