[ubuntu-studio-devel] Next project lead
zequence at mousike.me
Thu Aug 20 16:29:20 UTC 2015
On Thu, Aug 20, 2015, at 12:30 PM, Jimmy Sjölund wrote:
> Some thougths inline below.
> > WHO VOTES?
> > Who should be allowed to vote?
> I think as Xubuntu does, only team members should be allowed to vote.
> Though, it's a bit unclear what constitutes the Ubuntu Studio team. :)
How about https://launchpad.net/~ubuntustudio-contributors?
I can make sure everyone who is a part of any other developer team is
also a member there.
> > HOW DO WE VOTE?
> > If we do an anonymous vote, we need to use some sort of a service. Which
> > is easiest/best?
> I think the voting should be open, my suggestion is on IRC. No anonymous
> votes. However, that is just my opinion.
I have nothing against it being open, but in that case I would prefer
this list, since it can be difficult to have everyone available at a
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 11:18 AM, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me>
> > REQUIREMENTS TO BE CANDIDATE
> > What should be required of a candidate?
> > I think everyone would agree on that the candidate needs to at least:
> > * be active and available
> > * know something about Ubuntu Studio development
> > I also felt that the candidate should know:
> > * Debian packaging (and Debian Policy)
> > Beyond that, I think it would be nice if the candidate also was required
> > to prepare a set of goals that he/she has for the next two years, so
> > that we know what we are voting for.
> Some thoughts about the next coming two years would be good to have, and
> how the lead is going to "run the business". Otherwise it is kind of
> in the dark unless you know the person beforehand.
Then, let's decide that a candidate must create a wiki page using a
template that we figure out. It's a common procedure when applying for
stuff in the Ubuntu community.
> > HOW OFTEN DO WE VOTE FOR A NEW PROJECT LEAD?
> > I would like to suggest every two years.
> > Agreed.
> I also think it might be helpful if you/we could document what is
> from the project lead, so they know what is expected of them before they
> volunteer for the position. But also as I wrote before, I think some of
> tasks of current project lead could be delegated to other roles. That
> not really been the case lately due to the team being so small. But with
> any luck the team might grow again and it wouldn't be such great task for
> someone in the PL roles to do more or less everything.
I will do my best to document that during the coming weeks.
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