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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">01-Sep-2005</td> 48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">01-Sep-2005</td>
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50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">01-Sep-2005</td> 50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">01-Sep-2005, 09-Feb-2006</td>
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55<div class="contents topic" id="contents"> 55<div class="contents topic" id="contents">
56<p class="topic-title first"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 56<p class="topic-title first"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 57<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id2" name="id2">Status</a></li>
58<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li> 59<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id3" name="id3">Abstract</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id3" name="id3">Motivation</a></li> 60<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id4" name="id4">Motivation</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id4" name="id4">Specification</a></li> 61<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id5" name="id5">Specification</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id5" name="id5">Rationale</a></li> 62<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id6" name="id6">Rationale</a></li>
62<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id6" name="id6">Copyright</a></li> 63<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li>
63</ul> 64</ul>
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66<div class="section" id="status">
67<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="status">Status</a></h1>
68<p>Implemented. GLEP amended on 09 Feb 2006 to add the final bullet point to
69list B in <a class="reference" href="#specification">Specification</a>.</p>
64</div> 70</div>
65<div class="section" id="abstract"> 71<div class="section" id="abstract">
66<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 72<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
67<p>GLEP 4 is replaced with a new &quot;metastructure&quot; that retains established 73<p>GLEP 4 is replaced with a new &quot;metastructure&quot; that retains established
68projects (and makes new projects easier to create), but adds a new &quot;Gentoo 74projects (and makes new projects easier to create), but adds a new &quot;Gentoo
69Council&quot; to handle global (cross-project) issues.</p> 75Council&quot; to handle global (cross-project) issues.</p>
70</div> 76</div>
71<div class="section" id="motivation"> 77<div class="section" id="motivation">
72<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 78<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
73<p>The Fosdem and subsequent reform proposals shepherded by Koon are thorough, 79<p>The Fosdem and subsequent reform proposals shepherded by Koon are thorough,
74extremely detailed, and somewhat complicated. They have a lot of good ideas. 80extremely detailed, and somewhat complicated. They have a lot of good ideas.
75For many who have been with Gentoo a long time, though, there's just something 81For many who have been with Gentoo a long time, though, there's just something
76about them that they don't really like. More than a few Gentoo devs are 82about them that they don't really like. More than a few Gentoo devs are
77almost entirely uninterested in metastructure as long as it doesn't get in 83almost entirely uninterested in metastructure as long as it doesn't get in
143<li>Bugs that cut across projects often remain unresolved.</li> 149<li>Bugs that cut across projects often remain unresolved.</li>
144<li>GLEPs often linger in an undetermined state.</li> 150<li>GLEPs often linger in an undetermined state.</li>
145</ol> 151</ol>
146</div> 152</div>
147<div class="section" id="specification"> 153<div class="section" id="specification">
148<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 154<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
149<ol class="upperalpha"> 155<ol class="upperalpha">
150<li><p class="first">A project is a group of developers working towards a goal (or a set 156<li><p class="first">A project is a group of developers working towards a goal (or a set
151of goals).</p> 157of goals).</p>
152<blockquote> 158<blockquote>
153<ul class="simple"> 159<ul class="simple">
195<li>The 'slacker' marker is reset when a member is elected.</li> 201<li>The 'slacker' marker is reset when a member is elected.</li>
196<li>If any meeting has less than 50% attendance by council members, a new 202<li>If any meeting has less than 50% attendance by council members, a new
197election for <em>all</em> places must be held within a month. The 'one year' 203election for <em>all</em> places must be held within a month. The 'one year'
198is then reset from that point.</li> 204is then reset from that point.</li>
199<li>Disciplinary actions may be appealed to the council.</li> 205<li>Disciplinary actions may be appealed to the council.</li>
206<li>A proxy must not be an existing council member, and any single person
207may not be a proxy for more than one council member at any given
208meeting.</li>
200</ul> 209</ul>
201</blockquote> 210</blockquote>
202</li> 211</li>
203</ol> 212</ol>
204</div> 213</div>
205<div class="section" id="rationale"> 214<div class="section" id="rationale">
206<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 215<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
207<p>So, does this proposal solve any of the previously-mentioned problems?</p> 216<p>So, does this proposal solve any of the previously-mentioned problems?</p>
208<p>1. There is no longer any requirement that the project structure be 217<p>1. There is no longer any requirement that the project structure be
209complete. Some devs work on very specific parts of the tree, while 218complete. Some devs work on very specific parts of the tree, while
210some work on practically everything; neither should be shoehorned into 219some work on practically everything; neither should be shoehorned into
211an ad-hoc project structure. Moreover, it should be easy to create new 220an ad-hoc project structure. Moreover, it should be easy to create new
239<ol class="arabic simple" start="8"> 248<ol class="arabic simple" start="8">
240<li>This proposal has nothing to say about GLEPs.</li> 249<li>This proposal has nothing to say about GLEPs.</li>
241</ol> 250</ol>
242</div> 251</div>
243<div class="section" id="copyright"> 252<div class="section" id="copyright">
244<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 253<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
245<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p> 254<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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