lars.kurth at xen
May 11, 2012, 9:13 AM
Post #1 of 1
[Vote] Minor additions and clarification to Xen Project Governance
dear was no controversial feedback on the proposal to change
The proposal can be viewed at: http://xen.org/projects/governance_v1_2.html
Community Manager, Maintainers, Committers and Project leads of mature
projects can vote according to http://xen.org/projects/governance.html).
Voting works as follows:
+1: for proposal
-1: against proposal - must contain an alternative suggestion to the
proposal or an explanation to be valid
The vote is open until May 18th (for 1 week).
On 03/05/2012 09:30, Lars Kurth wrote:
> Dear Developers,
> we have had the original Xen project governance document (see
> <http://www.xen.org/projects/governance.html>) in effect now since
> July last year. The last minor review was in October 2011.
> Since then I had feedback on two items:
> a) Our governance does not specify how friction in the community is
> resolved. The role definitions cover the concept of Committers and
> Project leads acting as Referees, without being specific. In essence,
> the proposal reflects what happens informally in practice today and
> has happened in the past.
> b) There also was a bug in the definition of Project Lead: "Xen.org
> projects are managed by a Project Lead, who also is a maintainer"
> should be "..., who also is a committer". I clarified this and added a
> sentence that a project lead can also act as referee (which was
> implied before as a project lead is a committer).
> Please find a proposal for a new revision of the process at
> http://xen.org/projects/governance_v1_2.html which fixes these two
> issues. Changes are marked in italics and are in sections "Conflict
> Resolution" and "Project Lead".
> 1) Open review with feedback until 11th May (a bit more than a week
> from today)
> 2) Lars to incorporate any feedback and publish a revision.
> 3) Lars to set up a private poll via a form, the week of May 14th
> which will be open for a week. Community members that can vote are
> maintainers (including committers and maintainers)of any mature
> project in Xen (aka Xen and XCP).
> Best Regards