On Wed, 2012-09-05 at 11:09 -0400, Andrew Cathrow wrote:
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> From: "Jon Benedict" <Jon.Benedict(a)netapp.com>
> To: "Mike Burns" <mburns(a)redhat.com>, "board"
<board(a)ovirt.org>, "arch" <arch(a)ovirt.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 11:06:04 AM
> Subject: Re: New Role Proposal in the oVirt Project
> On 9/5/12 10:57 AM, "Mike Burns" <mburns(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> >Given some of the difficulties we've had recently with planning and
> >getting releases pulled together, I'd like to propose we have a new
> >in the Project.
> >Project Manager
> >Maintain Schedule
> >Run weekly meeting
> >Coordinate with project maintainers on dates, features, etc
> >Ensure that docs and release materials are ready for release
> >Final say on what goes into a release
> >Tracking new features
> >Tracking action items
> >This person should be empowered to make decisions for the project
> >on input from maintainers, but final call is theirs).
> >As for choosing this person, it could be done via general election
> >email or an IRC meeting. I'd suggest having someone do it for a
> >timeline, maybe 2 or 3 releases, max, then someone else takes over.
> >Any thoughts, suggestions, comments?
Yep a program manager type role would be valuable.
> I'm definitely in favor of a PM. I like the 2-3 term requirement, but
> they want to serve again it should be an option (subject to
Correct, they can continue on if they want (if re-elected) and I suppose
we could also let them resign from the post as well.
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