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From Martijn Dashorst <martijn.dasho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Process, policy and best practice
Date Mon, 01 Apr 2013 21:06:20 GMT
Because 150+ people tasked with oversight, documentation of processes and
procedures of podlings, TLPs and themselves, discussing different views of
the past, present and future might not be able to agree to anything, but a
small team tasked with just documenting process might get the job done
without too much bike shedding.

Martijn


On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Sent from a mobile device, please excuse mistakes and brevity
> > On 1 Apr 2013 18:28, "Luciano Resende" <luckbr1975@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 2:58 AM, Ross Gardler <
> rgardler@opendirective.com
> > >wrote:
> > >
> > > > ComDev PMC,
> > > >
> > > > I proposed, during budget discussions, that the ComDev PMC should
> > consider
> > > > budgeting to accelerate the documentation goals of this PMC.
> > > >
> > > > Since then the IPMC has been discussing the idea of handing off the
> > > > documentation parts of their responsibilities to ComDev. This is
> just a
> > > > discussion item and is in no way a decision at this point.
> > > >
> > > > The idea, as I understand it, is not to pass over any of the podling
> > > > oversight responsibilities, only the documentation of ASF policies,
> > > > processes and best practice.
> > > >
> > > > I stress, this is just an IPMC discussion, there is certainly no
> > decision
> > > > at this point, at this point, but it is one that ComDev should be
> aware
> > of.
> > > >
> > > > Sent from a mobile device, please excuse mistakes and brevity
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Can you clarify if these discussions have a pre-requisite that the
> ComDev
> > > PMC have a budget and can hire someone to do this ?
> > >
> >
> > The two items are not directly connected in any way. I've made no comment
> > about whether ComDev would want to take this on and, so far, the
> discussion
> > is only between myself and a couple of IPMC members (on the general list)
> >
> > Ross
> >
> >
> If the budget is not a pre-requisite, how do envision a small PMC like
> ComDev, taking responsibility of a big task, that the current owner and a
> much larger PMC has not been able to handle ?
>
>
> --
> Luciano Resende
> http://people.apache.org/~lresende
> http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
>



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