Feedback request: OpenJDK Community Innovator's Challenge Grants
robilad at kaffe.org
Thu Jan 10 12:37:18 PST 2008
Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> - Who you think would make good objective judges for the program
>> and why?
> Inside Sun, someone like you and a Mark Reinhold/Danny Coward type
> of person. Outside Sun, you just want to be sure to pick people
> who want to advance OpenJDK itself, as opposed to pushing some
> social agenda or some OpenJDK alternative.
> The Governance board springs to mind as an ideal candidate for
> supplying the judges, especially given these suggestions (it already
> has a 2 Sun, 3 external makeup IIRC).
I'd disagree, as the IGB's role is 'legislative', in my opinion, while
this would be an 'executive' role.
Separating the power over processes (IGB gets to approve groups)
from the power over the 'purse' (judges get to approve projects that
go ahead) would avoid any potential conflicts of interest.
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