[Buildbot-devel] Discussion of the Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement with Conservancy

Tom Prince tom.prince at ualberta.net
Mon Apr 15 18:02:05 UTC 2013

"Dustin J. Mitchell" <dustin at v.igoro.us> writes:

>  * Names the signatories "Buildbot Contributors" and the committiee
> "Project Leadership Committee"
This is rather staid. On the other hand, I don't have a better
suggetion, but I'd encourage suggetions.

>  * Limits PLC membership to one person per company.

Is this enough of a concern to be necesary? The current likely
composition of the PLC doesn't seem to require this.

>  * Spells out the decision-making process

If we are going to spell this out, then I'd be inclined to pick
something like condorcet[1] rather than simple majority.

> the points I want to include here are (a) visible, (b) email, and (c)
> no immediate responses required.

I'm not at all opposed to transparency. But, I think there will be
issues that should be handled privately, and we should be clear on how
they are handled. I'm thinking, in particular, if we are hiring
developers, for example.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condorcet_method

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