[Framework-Team] Draft Call for Team Membership Applications

Steve McMahon steve at dcn.org
Wed Oct 29 17:06:17 UTC 2008


Do you want to specify a number in advance? I think all we'd specified in
the DC meeting was that it should be an odd number.
Not picking a number in advance would allow some flexibility to adapt the
the quality of the applications.


On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 1:54 AM, Tom Lazar <lists at tomster.org> wrote:

> 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?
>
> cheers,
>
> tom
>
>
> 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.
>>
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Framework-Team mailing list
>> Framework-Team at lists.plone.org
>> http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/framework-team
>>
>
>


-- 

Steve McMahon
Reid-McMahon, LLC
steve at reidmcmahon.com
steve at dcn.org



-- 

Steve McMahon
Reid-McMahon, LLC
steve at reidmcmahon.com
steve at dcn.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.plone.org/pipermail/plone-framework-team/attachments/20081029/ef4d16f6/attachment.html>


More information about the Framework-Team mailing list