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27     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">41</td>
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29     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Making Arch Testers official Gentoo Staff</td>
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31 antarus 1.10 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.8</td>
32 g2boojum 1.1 </tr>
33 antarus 1.10 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0041.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2007/08/17 03:20:45</a></td>
34 g2boojum 1.1 </tr>
35 blubb 1.5 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Simon Stelling &lt;blubb&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;, Homer Parker &lt;hparker&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
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37 antarus 1.9 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Approved</td>
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43     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">7-Sep-2005</td>
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45 antarus 1.9 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">15-Sep-2005, 13-Nov-2005, 17-Aug-2007</td>
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50 g2boojum 1.6 <div class="contents topic">
51     <p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
52 g2boojum 1.1 <ul class="simple">
53     <li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li>
54 g2boojum 1.4 <li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id3" name="id3">Status</a></li>
55     <li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id4" name="id4">Motivation</a></li>
56     <li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id5" name="id5">Specification</a></li>
57     <li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id6" name="id6">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
58     <li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li>
59 g2boojum 1.1 </ul>
60     </div>
61 g2boojum 1.6 <div class="section">
62     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
63 g2boojum 1.1 <p>Arch Testers should be treated as official Gentoo staff.</p>
64     </div>
65 g2boojum 1.6 <div class="section">
66     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
67 g2boojum 1.4 <p>Rejected by the Gentoo Council on 13 Oct. 2005. This GLEP may be resubmitted
68     if the issues brought up in the council meeting,
69     <a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/council/meeting-logs/20051013.txt">http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/council/meeting-logs/20051013.txt</a>,
70     are addressed in a new version of this GLEP.</p>
71     </div>
72 g2boojum 1.6 <div class="section">
73     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
74 g2boojum 1.1 <p>Since Mike Doty (kingtaco) created an Arch Tester (AT) project in January 2005
75     to reduce the developer's load and the amount of open keywording bugs for the
76     amd64 porting team, many users have volunteered to become ATs. They are doing
77     a fair share of everyday's work to keep the amd64 and ppc trees up to date.
78     While they spent many hours and even had to pass the staff quiz, they are
79     currently not recognized as official members of Gentoo.</p>
80     </div>
81 g2boojum 1.6 <div class="section">
82     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
83 g2boojum 1.1 <p>ATs should basically be treated as staff. This includes the following changes
84     to the current situation:</p>
85     <ul class="simple">
86 hparker 1.3 <li>Get a &#64;(subdomain_to_be_determined).gentoo.org email address. The email
87     address will just be an alias, and will be forwarded to their &#64;gentoo.org
88     address if they go on to become a Gentoo developer.</li>
89     <li>Get read-only access to the gentoo-x86 repository. This doesn't have to be
90 g2boojum 1.6 individual accounts, a single account, without a shell, with all of their
91 hparker 1.3 keys will be sufficiant.</li>
92 g2boojum 1.1 </ul>
93 hparker 1.3 <p>There will be a 30 day probationary/mentoring period for new ATs.The lead AT/HT
94     for arch/herd will be responsible for the mentoring period. If arch/herd
95     doesn't have a Lead AT/HT, then either the arch/herd lead or the Strategic AT
96     Lead will be responsible. The Lead AT is a seasoned developer that watches for talent,
97 g2boojum 1.6 recruits and mentors ATs. Additionally, the mentoring period should be shortened
98     to a minimum of two weeks if an AT wants to take the end quiz to become a developer,
99     assuming he has been AT for at least two weeks. The amd64 porting team has handled
100 hparker 1.3 situations like this for a while and only made positive experiences.</p>
101 blubb 1.2 <p>Also, the idea of an arch tester as a trustworthy user who is able to test
102 g2boojum 1.1 critical changes (such as hard masked software branches), could be expanded
103 blubb 1.2 to other herds. These 'ATs' wouldn't be called arch testers as the 'arch' is
104 g2boojum 1.1 irritating, instead, herd tester (HT) could be used.</p>
105     <p>As arch testers (and herd testers) become official staff, they should be
106     handled by DevRel.</p>
107 blubb 1.2 <p>Since ATs don't want to have to handle the big 'communication overhead'
108     normally, they won't be subscribed to the gentoo-core mailing list and won't
109     be able to vote.</p>
110 g2boojum 1.1 </div>
111 g2boojum 1.6 <div class="section">
112     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
113 blubb 1.2 <p>All current active arch testers should be migrated.</p>
114 g2boojum 1.1 </div>
115 g2boojum 1.6 <div class="section">
116     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
117 g2boojum 1.1 <p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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