[Framework-Team] Re: Draft Call for Team Membership Applications

Steve McMahon steve at dcn.org
Fri Oct 31 16:13:48 UTC 2008

We should get this out soon. If you'd like changes, please get them in
right away.


On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 9:10 AM, Steve McMahon <steve at dcn.org> 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.


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

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