[Framework-Team] Draft Call for Team Membership Applications

Tom Lazar lists at tomster.org
Wed Oct 29 08:54:41 UTC 2008

thanks for the draft, steve!

i wouldn't change anything, but unless my cold is still clogging up my  
brain too much, it doesn't seem to state the number of members the  
team will have, which might be worth mentioning to applicants.

so perhaps we could stick that in there somewhere?



On Oct 28, 2008, at 5:10 PM, Steve McMahon wrote:

> DRAFT Call for Plone 4.x Framework Team Members
> Would you like to help choose what goes into Plone 4?
> The Plone Framework team is now receiving applications for  
> membership in the Plone 4 Framework Team.
> The Framework Team will be responsible for evaluating the PLone  
> Improvement Proposals (PLIPS) for Plone 4.x. The team also nominates  
> the release manager to the Plone Foundation Board, which does the  
> hiring. PLIP evaluation consists of considering the benefits and  
> risks associated with a PLIP and casting a reasoned and explained  
> +/- 1 vote on each proposal. Framework Team members also follow PLIP  
> implementation, and make recommendations to the Release Manager.
> Qualifications include:
> 	• An awareness of community strategic discussions about Plone's  
> development;
> 	• Ability to make a long-term committment. Plone 4 will take some  
> time, and the team will stay together to work on the entire 4.x  
> series.
> 	• A good understanding of Plone's architecture and UI: enough to  
> weigh risks and benefits;
> 	• Time to keep up with discussions on the Framework Team mailing  
> lists;
> 	• The ability to occasionally budget a significant amount of time  
> for evaluating PLIPs in detail as feature-lock deadlines approach;
> 	• The ability to work with SVN well enough to test PLIP integration  
> and implementation for final evaluation;
> 	• The personality to get along well in a flexible, give-and-take  
> group process and to accept and support group decisions.
> New Framework Team members will be chosen by existing Framework Team  
> members and involved FWT alumni. Considerations will include many  
> criteria beyond the simply technical. The new team must be balanced  
> in skills and likely to work well together.
> Please note something new: the Plone 3.x Framework Team will  
> continue to work on enhancing Plone 3.x during the development of  
> Plone 4 and possibly afterwards.
> If you're interested, please send an introductory note, explaining  
> your interest and qualifications, to framework-team at lists.plone.org.  
> Postings from non-subscribers are rejected, so if you're not a  
> subscriber, send your message to steve at dcn.org with a request for  
> forwarding.
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