MOTU Meeting minutes for 2007-11-23 12:00 UTC

Emmet Hikory persia at
Sat Nov 24 08:52:55 GMT 2007

Please find below the minutes of the recent MOTU meeting (1);

Updates to the universe SRU Policy

Emmet Hikory opened discussion referencing the Technical Board
decision(2) that a refreshed policy was required from MOTU with the
following proposal:

1. ~motu-sru shall be restored as an approval body, with all Universe
SRUs to require the approval of one member of this group.
2. MOTU Council shall appoint the members of ~motu-sru, and that any
issues with the membership of the team be raised to MC for dispute
3.The Universe SRU Policy shall be reviewed by the members of
~motu-sru, and the rationale for variations from the policy for Main
will be documented.

During discussion Soren Hansen mentioned there had been previous
discussion of merging ~motu-sru with ~motu-uvf.  Daniel Holbach
suggested this topic be discussed separately.

Daniel committed to requesting self-nominations for ~motu-sru for the
MOTU Council to consider prior to appointing candidates, with a target
membership of 5 MOTUs. Stefan Potyra suggested that the team begin
operations prior to reaching 5 members if there were delays in the
appointments process.

The proposed plan to update the Universe SRU policy was agreed by consensus.

Merging ~motu-sru and ~motu-uvf

During short discussion, all vocal parties felt either the teams
should be separate or had no strong opinion. By general consensus,
there was agreement to keep the teams separate.

Security Fixes for Universe

Stephan Hermann reported that there was a need for a greater number of
people working on the universe security fixes for previous releases.
Discussion indicated that most attendees were unaware of the resources
available and workflow processes involved in helping with this task.

Stephan committed to documenting the resources and workflow, and
updating the MOTU TODO page (3) with the details. Stephan and Daniel
further agreed to organise an introductory meeting for interested

Other Business

Daniel proposed that the sceduling for future REVU days and Q&A
sessions be set statically, rather than discussed in each meeting, to
ease planning. These changes we adopted without discussion.

Next Meeting Time

The Next MOTU Meeting will be 7th December, 20:00 UTC.

Next REVU Day

REVU Days shall be held every Monday until Feature Freeze.

Next Q&A Sessions

Q&A Sessions shall be held each Friday at 13:00 UTC in #ubuntu-classroom



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