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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Process, policy and best practice
Date Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:25:13 GMT
ComDev could work to attract volunteers. I am sure there are more than a
few people on the Incubator dev@ list at the moment who might consider
moving over here to work on process and policy documentation...


On 1 April 2013 19:19, 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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