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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Comment - (Was [Fwd: [VOTE] REVISED Policy on Initial Committer and PPMC members])
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 22:58:12 GMT
Anyway, I do realize that the discussion was two weeks ago.   I just 
missed it.  Apologies.  Ignore me :)

geir


Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> 
> 
> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>>>> Should this really be "Shall"?  We've been successful in Harmony 
>>>>> with a
>>>>> slightly different model, where we didn't just sweep committers in
>>>>> except for the mentors and champion, because we didnt' start with any
>>>> code.
>>>>
>>>> Yes, it should be a Shall, since it has been made quite clear that the
>>>> majority of people want a binding list.  The work you did on Harmony:
>>>>
>>>>> We treated the Initial Committer list as an indication of interest, 
>>>>> and
>>>>> just looked for people that followed through once the project got
>> started.
>>>> would have to be done PRIOR to the vote.
>>
>>> How?  How do you see if the people actually engaged in the community
>>> until after it got formed and working?
>>
>> What problem are you trying to solve?  Garrett's view is that you 
>> basically
>> "discarded" the Initial Committer list, treated it as advisory, and dealt
>> with Committers after the fact.  So a minimal Initial Committer list 
>> would
>> be null except for the Mentors.
> 
> Yes.  But having that list of people interested is useful.  Maybe the 
> name should change from Initial Committer to something else when there's 
> no code.
> 
> Anyway, never mind.  I was just think that this is a good guideline, but 
> I'm wary of strict procedure for something like this.
> 
> geir
> 
> 
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