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From Carin Meier <carinme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] - Revisions to Committer Criteria
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:03:22 GMT
Great!

I started a rough draft for collaboration at
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MXNET/Become+a+Committer+Proposal
.

Everyone feel free to enhance and provide feedback.

- Carin

On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:55 AM Steffen Rochel <steffenrochel@gmail.com>
wrote:

> +1, great suggestion, thanks Carin!
> I'm willing to collaborate to create a draft proposal.
> Steffen
>
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 5:35 AM Carin Meier <carinmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Background:
> >
> > There is a desire to increase the committer pool and grow the community.
> > This thread is to discuss the possibility of revision the current
> committer
> > criteria in light of the following goals:
> >
> > - Make it easier to newcomers to be committers
> > - Recognize non-code contributions as paths to committership
> > - Open the door to separating levels of committer and PMC (discussed in
> > another thread)
> >
> > Current State:
> >
> > The current committer criteria is here
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MXNET/Becoming+a+Committer
> as
> > is modeled after the Hadoop committer criteria
> > https://hadoop.apache.org/committer_criteria.html
> >
> > Proposal:
> >
> > Model the MXNet path to committership and PMC after the Apache Beam
> project
> > https://beam.apache.org/contribute/become-a-committer/
> >
> > Short quote from page:
> >       =================
> > An Apache Beam committer…
> > <
> >
> https://beam.apache.org/contribute/become-a-committer/#an-apache-beam-committer
> > >
> >
> >    - Takes many forms
> >    <
> > https://beam.apache.org/contribute/become-a-committer/#takes-many-forms>
> >    - Knows, upholds, and reinforces the Apache Software Foundation code
> of
> >    conduct
> >    <
> >
> https://beam.apache.org/contribute/become-a-committer/#knows-upholds-and-reinforces-the-apache-software-foundation-code-of-conduct
> > >
> >    - Knows, upholds, and reinforces the responsibilities of an Apache
> >    Software Foundation committer
> >    <
> >
> https://beam.apache.org/contribute/become-a-committer/#knows-upholds-and-reinforces-the-responsibilities-of-an-apache-software-foundation-committer
> > >
> >    - Knows, upholds, and reinforces the Beam community’s practices
> >    <
> >
> https://beam.apache.org/contribute/become-a-committer/#knows-upholds-and-reinforces-the-beam-communitys-practices
> > >
> >    - =================
> >    <
> >
> https://beam.apache.org/contribute/become-a-committer/#knows-upholds-and-reinforces-the-beam-communitys-practices
> > >
> >
> >
> > I believe if we merge our current committer criteria with this model it
> > will open  the path to committership to a wider pool, acknowledge that
> > there are multiple paths, and reinforce the ASF values and
> > responsibilities.
> >
> > The Beam model does not explicitly address a PMC level but we could add
> it
> > in in the same spirit of reinforcing the ASF responsibilities and values
> of
> > this level.
> >
> > Looking forward to feedback about this possible direction. If the
> community
> > is interested looking more into this direction I would be happy to create
> > of first draft of something more concrete to look at - (or if someone
> else
> > wants to take a crack at it too that would be great)
> >
> > - Carin
> >
>

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