Minutes from the Developer Membership Board meeting, 2010-04-13

Emmet Hikory persia at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 13 17:24:55 BST 2010

Chair: Emmet Hikory
Present: Cody Somerville, Søren Hansen, Richard Johnson, Michael
Bienia, Colin Watson
Apologies:  Stéphane Graber

= Action Review =
 * persia contacts Angel Abad about his application: contact attempted
no feedback received
 * complete the application of Jonathan Thomas : Confirmed as
core-dev, 4 in favour, 3 deferring
 * complete the application of Matt Trudel: Deferred as MOTU, 2 in
favour, 4 deferring, 1 against

= Administrative Matters =
== Appropriate body to handle requests for new development teams ==
 * Interested parties should engage in the active thread on the mailing list
 * https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/technical-board/2010-April/000184.html

== Interpretation of votes ==
The DMB determined to use the following guidelines to accept or defer
candidates by a vote of 5 in favour, 1 abstaining, 1 absent:

 1) Any applicant must surpass a threshold of +4 to be confirmed
 2) Any positive vote adds 1 to the vote count per individual voter
 3) Any negate vote subtracts 1 from the vote count per individual voter
 4) Any zero vote does not affect the vote count

== Ensuring transparency of applications take to email ==
If an application is taken to email, the tallied votes will be posted
to the devel-permissions at lists.ubuntu.com mailing list

== Application Process and public notification times ==
 * Agreed that applications should continue to have a one week public
notice peiod before being heard in a meeting
 * ACTION: persia to make documentation on application notice clearer

= PerPackageUploader: Krzysztof Klimonda =
 * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KrzysztofKlimonda/TransmissionPPUApplication
 * Krzysztof has been maintaining transmission for a long time now,
and was approved unanimously to be able to upload directly.  Welcome!

= Select a Chair for the next meeting =
 * Cody Somerville will chair the 17th April meeting


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