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From Steffen Rochel <steffenroc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] - Revisions to Committer Criteria
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:24:08 GMT
Carin - I got feedback on my proposal and made changes. I incorporated
Tianqi's suggesiton that we should strive to nominate committer/PPMC
candidates from outside ones own organization. It should not be considered
as a hard rule, but recommendation.

Steffen

On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 2:18 PM Carin Meier <carinmeier@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Steffen helping draft up the proposal for Committer and PPMC
> guidelines.
>
> Please everyone review and provide feedback
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MXNET/Become+an+Apache+MXNet+(incubating)+Committer+and+PPMC+Member+Proposal
> .
>
> I plan to start a vote on this Friday if the discussions/revisions are
> complete.
>
> - Carin
>
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 12:03 PM Carin Meier <carinmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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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