Core dev requirement for developer membership board seats?
dan.streetman at canonical.com
Tue Jan 21 13:01:22 UTC 2020
On Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 12:40 PM Rafael David Tinoco
<rafaeldtinoco at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 09:18:51AM -0500, Dan Streetman wrote:
> > > > The SRU process is most certainly not 'narrow' ;-) It covers the vast
> > > > majority of what coredevs need to know, at least IMHO.
> > >
> > > I disagree.
> > It's ok for us to disagree.
> > Since there have been significant issues in the past both with finding
> > applicants to join the DMB, as well as reaching quorum during the
> > fortnightly meetings, perhaps it would be prudent to open the
> > eligibility pool to include ~ubuntu-sru-developers, but ask them to
> > abstain from voting (or at least refrain from casting the deciding
> > vote) when evaluating a candidate for ~ubuntu-core-dev.
> Quick orthogonal question: What if... joining CoreDev obligates one to
> be a DMB member (or, at least, applicant) in that same year ? Or 1 year
> later, after one is a bit more experienced ?
> Based on latest membership:
> Dave Chiluk 2017-03-03
> Jeremy Bicha 2017-06-07
> Christian Ehrhardt 2017-08-28
> Balint Reczey 2017-11-15
> Eric Desrochers 2018-03-26
> Simon Quigley 2018-08-13
> Andreas Hasenack 2018-09-24
> Dan Streetman 2019-06-17
> Rafael David Tinoco 2020-01-13
> That would help in finding applicants to join DMB, it seems. I know nobody
> likes these types of mandatory services... but sounds fair, no ?
It seems fair to me, certainly; the only comment I would have is, if
this is implemented, the number of board members probably should grow
some, to account for the (maybe?) higher possibility of absenteeism,
due to mandatory service.
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