[IAEP] SoaS as a Sugar Labs project.
bernie at codewiz.org
Tue Aug 25 03:53:46 EDT 2009
El Mon, 24-08-2009 a las 13:50 -0400, Greg DeKoenigsberg escribió:
> On Sun, 23 Aug 2009, David Farning wrote:
> > Eclipse and Apache both have criteria for becoming a official
> > projects. In fact, they have a several step incubator processes to
> > help sub-project grow (or die grace fully.) This strikes me as a
> > little heavy for Sugar Lab right now.
> Fedora aims for a lightweight compromises:
> * Special Interest Group
> + Can be created by anyone
> + One leader (i.e. the person who requests the mailing list)
> + No governance expected or required
> + No accountability in particular
> + Can apply for Project status as it grows
> * Project
> + Usually starts as a SIG and is, at some point, blessed by the Board
> + Full governance
> + Weekly meetings and minutes mandated
> + Expected outcomes
> + Accountability to the Board
> To me, frankly, SoaS looks less like a SIG and more like a Project at this
> point in its lifecycle.
> > Bernie, would you be interested in creating the project policy for
> > Sugar Labs? There is a very good page at
> > http://wiki.eclipse.org/Development_Resources . The 'Leads: Managing A
> > Project' and guidelines sections are very valuable.
> > If I were to work on the policy I would:
> > 1. Take the Eclipse and Apache policies and strip them down to the bare minum.
> > 2. Combine the Eclipse and Apache policies and modify them for Sugar Labs.
> > 3. Identify two initial projects and make sure the policies work for
> > both of them.
> > 4. Present the project policy for feedback on iaep.
> > 5. Post the draft policy to the wiki
> > Something as significant as a project-policy will likely take several
> > iterations through 1-5.
> I would avoid elections for as long as possible. Vote with your work.
> The one exception should be the Board itself, which should use its power
> to appoint very liberally. My $0.02.
I agree with everything Greg said, except that we should require a much
larger bribe than $0.02 to make the board appoint someone "very
Yes, of course it was a joke ;-)
// Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/
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