CFV: Nominate Andrew Haley as jdk6 Project Lead
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Thu Jan 31 10:45:11 UTC 2013
----- Original Message -----
> Hi, Andrew.
> > Why do the members of a group get to determine the project lead,
> > rather than the members of said project?
> That's the way that it's specified in the Bylaws:
> When a Project is created, or when its Project Lead resigns or
> departs, candidates for a new Project Lead may be nominated by the
> Group Leads of a Project’s Sponsoring Groups. Such a nomination must
> be approved by a Three-Vote Consensus of these Group Leads. If
> agreement amongst these Group Leads cannot be reached then the
> OpenJDK Lead will select one of the nominees; this decision may be
> appealed to the Governing Board.
Yes, this is what I was reading :)
Maybe this suggests it's time to propose a new group? IcedTea has
never really fitted the remit of the porters group anyway, so a
deployment group seems plausible, and would also be a suitable home
for things like a web plugin project.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Hughes [mailto:gnu.andrew at redhat.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 10:52 AM
> To: Kelly O'Hair
> Cc: discuss at openjdk.java.net; jdk6-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: Re: CFV: Nominate Andrew Haley as jdk6 Project Lead
> ----- Original Message -----
> > I nominate Andrew Haley as the new jdk6 Project Lead. According to
> > the
> > bylaws on project leads  the Group Leads of the sponsoring
> > project
> > gets to nominate and vote. The only sponsoring group is the Build
> > Group (that would be me :^).
> > -kto
> >  http://openjdk.java.net/bylaws#project-lead
> Congratulations Andrew.
> However, this raises an interesting point. Why do the members of a
> group get to determine the project lead, rather than the members of
> said project?
> By these rules, the implication is that, for example, Dalibor solely
> gets to determine the leads of Caciocavallo, IcedTea, Zero,
> BSD-port, MacOS X port, the PPC-AIX port, the MIPS port and the
> proposed AArch64 port. This doesn't make sense to me.
> I also don't see a single group lead by someone outside Oracle.
> Andrew :)
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