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From Andy Brown <a...@the-martin-byrd.net>
Subject Re: Refactoring the brand: Apache ooo + OpenOffice.org? (was re:OpenOffice.org branding)
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 23:23:27 GMT
Rob Weir wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 5:16 PM, Andy Brown<andy@the-martin-byrd.net>  wrote:
>> Rob Weir wrote:
>>>
>>> I poked around and found this page:
>>>
>>> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Special:Statistics
>>
>> Good find.
>>
>>> This lists some additional roles (with counts)
>>>
>>> Administrators (26)
>>> Bureaucrats (4)
>>> Editors (20)
>>> Reviewers (5)
>>>
>>> Those are in addition to 35,020 User accounts.
>>>
>>> Curiously, it reports only 5 of the 35,020 users as having been active
>>> in the past 7 days.
>>
>> Personally I am surprised there have been any edits since the announcement
>> of transferring to Apache, let a lone in the last week. Shows that someone
>> is still interested.  I would like to find out what as edited.
>>
>>> How we authorize people for these roles and what qualifications are
>>> required for these roles is an important question.
>>>
>>> There are a similar set of questions we should ask about the support
>>> forums, what the roles are and how PPMC oversight maps to them.
>>
>> I would think that the PPMC and Committers would be the logical choice.  The
>> administration is still our responsibility.  Currently we have members that
>> are listed in admin roles for the wiki and for the forums.
>>
>
> A reasonable set of guidelines might be:
>
> 0) The permission to set user permissions should be reserved for PPMC-delegates
>
> 1) Any permission that allows actions that cannot be logged or cannot
> easily be undone should be reserved for PPMC-delegates
>
> 2) Any permission that allows one user rights over another user
> (banning, suspending, locking pages, etc.) should be reserved for
> PPMC-delegates
>
> 3) Other permissions can be shared more broadly.
>
> The normal case would be to have PPMC delegates be committers.  If not
> now, then they would be obvious candidates for to become committers.

Seems good to me.  I might suggest #2 that at least two members be 
required to ban a user, prevents personal issues.

Andy

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