Core dev requirement for developer membership board seats?

Rafael David Tinoco rafaeldtinoco at
Thu Jan 16 19:27:00 UTC 2020

>> It's also worth noting that the DMB is usually short of nominees when it
>> comes to board elections, and attendance from quite a few board members
>> has been very low for the last few years, causing much frustration
>> amongst applicants when we have not been able to make quorum. Therefore,
>> from the other side, limiting eligibility has the potential to be
>> harmful.
>> So here's the question: how should we define the set of people who are
>> eligible for a seat on the developer membership board?
> As DMB members are expected to have familiarity with the process, I
> think it's reasonable to limit eligibility to members of
> ~ubuntu-core-dev, ~ubuntu-sru-developers, or ~motu.

I share the same opinion. Not being part of at least 1 of those groups,
for example, limit *a lot* the quality of feedback that can be given on
applications & votings, IMHO.

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