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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Re-election of podling committers before graduation
Date Sun, 03 Feb 2008 20:11:04 GMT
On Feb 3, 2008 7:47 PM, Filip at Apache <fhanik@apache.org> wrote:
> Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> > On Feb 3, 2008 7:36 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> ...Craig has a good point - maybe that 'pruning' process, to the
> >> extent it's appropriate, should happen before they start the actual
> >> graduation process?
> >>
> >> The question is how, and it's something no established project has
> >> ever figured out, nevermind our podlings :)...
> >>
> >
> > Hence the suggestion that some of us discussed in December:
> > re-electing podling committers is a no-brainer for active people, and
> > gives others a chance to step out.
> >
> Make it part of the graduation for the contributors in the podling to
> decide if they want to continue or not. the folks who have made the
> podling successful enough to graduate should not have to be re-elected.
> In the other ASF projects, if a committer has not been active, (s)he
> gets a chance to decide if (s)he wants to step out, one does not start a
> process of re-electing active one. That seems so backwards.

STM that something along these lines would be a more lightweight but
equally effective process. we could ask the PPMC if it's pruned
inactive committers from the graudation list.

- robert

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