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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: PPMC guidance on new committers
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2007 12:35:40 GMT
Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 June 2007 07:48, Craig L Russell wrote:
>   
>> Hi Niclas,
>>
>> There is one issue that still bothers me about your proposed ways of
>> voting. At some point, the nominee has to be asked, and accept, to
>> become a committer. This would have to be after the private votes are
>> done and before the public vote. So after the nominee accepts, they
>> suddenly see a [vote] thread regarding their candidacy on the dev
>> list and wonder what *that* is about.
>>
>> I think a public "welcome to the new committer" would be sufficient
>> "feel good" instead of the phony public vote.
>>     
>
> I don't know all the communities around ASF, but what I have seen is that 
> the "acceptance"/"decline" happens after the public vote. Entries to PMCs 
> seems more like "private vote" -> accept/decline -> "welcome" in the 
> communities I know of.
>
> Mind you, my own opinion in the matter differs from how things are done, for 
> instance; IMHO either the vote is public OR private, and if the latter then 
> don't have the charade on the public list. That would simplify things at 
> Incubator as well.
>
>   1. [Discuss] on private@podling
>   2. [Vote] on private@podling
>   3. [Vote] on private@incubator
>   4. [Accept/Decline] in private mail
>   5. [Announce/Welcome] in public@podling
>   

+1

-> richard
>
> Cheers
> Niclas
>
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