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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Making Arch Testers official Gentoo Staff</td> 276<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Making Arch Testers official Gentoo Staff</td>
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36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.5</td> 278<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.6</td>
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40<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> 282<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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42<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Accepted</td> 284<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Rejected</td>
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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">7-Sep-2005</td> 290<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">7-Sep-2005</td>
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50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">15-Sep-2005, 13-Nov-2005</td> 292<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">15-Sep-2005, 13-Nov-2005</td>
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56<p class="topic-title first"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 298<p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 299<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li> 300<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id3" name="id3">Status</a></li> 301<li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id3" name="id3">Status</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id4" name="id4">Motivation</a></li> 302<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id4" name="id4">Motivation</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id5" name="id5">Specification</a></li> 303<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id5" name="id5">Specification</a></li>
62<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id6" name="id6">Backwards Compatibility</a></li> 304<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id6" name="id6">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
63<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li> 305<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li>
64</ul> 306</ul>
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66<div class="section" id="abstract"> 308<div class="section">
67<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 309<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
68<p>Arch Testers should be treated as official Gentoo staff.</p> 310<p>Arch Testers should be treated as official Gentoo staff.</p>
69</div> 311</div>
70<div class="section" id="status"> 312<div class="section">
71<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="status">Status</a></h1> 313<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
72<p>Rejected by the Gentoo Council on 13 Oct. 2005. This GLEP may be resubmitted 314<p>Rejected by the Gentoo Council on 13 Oct. 2005. This GLEP may be resubmitted
73if the issues brought up in the council meeting, 315if the issues brought up in the council meeting,
74<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>, 316<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>,
75are addressed in a new version of this GLEP.</p> 317are addressed in a new version of this GLEP.</p>
76</div> 318</div>
77<div class="section" id="motivation"> 319<div class="section">
78<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 320<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
79<p>Since Mike Doty (kingtaco) created an Arch Tester (AT) project in January 2005 321<p>Since Mike Doty (kingtaco) created an Arch Tester (AT) project in January 2005
80to reduce the developer's load and the amount of open keywording bugs for the 322to reduce the developer's load and the amount of open keywording bugs for the
81amd64 porting team, many users have volunteered to become ATs. They are doing 323amd64 porting team, many users have volunteered to become ATs. They are doing
82a fair share of everyday's work to keep the amd64 and ppc trees up to date. 324a fair share of everyday's work to keep the amd64 and ppc trees up to date.
83While they spent many hours and even had to pass the staff quiz, they are 325While they spent many hours and even had to pass the staff quiz, they are
84currently not recognized as official members of Gentoo.</p> 326currently not recognized as official members of Gentoo.</p>
85</div> 327</div>
86<div class="section" id="specification"> 328<div class="section">
87<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 329<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
88<p>ATs should basically be treated as staff. This includes the following changes 330<p>ATs should basically be treated as staff. This includes the following changes
89to the current situation:</p> 331to the current situation:</p>
90<ul class="simple"> 332<ul class="simple">
91<li>Get a &#64;(subdomain_to_be_determined).gentoo.org email address. The email 333<li>Get a &#64;(subdomain_to_be_determined).gentoo.org email address. The email
92address will just be an alias, and will be forwarded to their &#64;gentoo.org 334address will just be an alias, and will be forwarded to their &#64;gentoo.org
93address if they go on to become a Gentoo developer.</li> 335address if they go on to become a Gentoo developer.</li>
94<li>Get read-only access to the gentoo-x86 repository. This doesn't have to be 336<li>Get read-only access to the gentoo-x86 repository. This doesn't have to be
95individual accounts, a single account, without a shell, with all of their 337individual accounts, a single account, without a shell, with all of their
96keys will be sufficiant.</li> 338keys will be sufficiant.</li>
97</ul> 339</ul>
98<p>There will be a 30 day probationary/mentoring period for new ATs.The lead AT/HT 340<p>There will be a 30 day probationary/mentoring period for new ATs.The lead AT/HT
99for arch/herd will be responsible for the mentoring period. If arch/herd 341for arch/herd will be responsible for the mentoring period. If arch/herd
100doesn't have a Lead AT/HT, then either the arch/herd lead or the Strategic AT 342doesn't have a Lead AT/HT, then either the arch/herd lead or the Strategic AT
101Lead will be responsible. The Lead AT is a seasoned developer that watches for talent, 343Lead will be responsible. The Lead AT is a seasoned developer that watches for talent,
102recruits and mentors ATs. Additionally, the mentoring period should be shortened 344recruits and mentors ATs. Additionally, the mentoring period should be shortened
103to a minimum of two weeks if an AT wants to take the end quiz to become a developer, 345to a minimum of two weeks if an AT wants to take the end quiz to become a developer,
104assuming he has been AT for at least two weeks. The amd64 porting team has handled 346assuming he has been AT for at least two weeks. The amd64 porting team has handled
105situations like this for a while and only made positive experiences.</p> 347situations like this for a while and only made positive experiences.</p>
106<p>Also, the idea of an arch tester as a trustworthy user who is able to test 348<p>Also, the idea of an arch tester as a trustworthy user who is able to test
107critical changes (such as hard masked software branches), could be expanded 349critical changes (such as hard masked software branches), could be expanded
108to other herds. These 'ATs' wouldn't be called arch testers as the 'arch' is 350to other herds. These 'ATs' wouldn't be called arch testers as the 'arch' is
109irritating, instead, herd tester (HT) could be used.</p> 351irritating, instead, herd tester (HT) could be used.</p>
111handled by DevRel.</p> 353handled by DevRel.</p>
112<p>Since ATs don't want to have to handle the big 'communication overhead' 354<p>Since ATs don't want to have to handle the big 'communication overhead'
113normally, they won't be subscribed to the gentoo-core mailing list and won't 355normally, they won't be subscribed to the gentoo-core mailing list and won't
114be able to vote.</p> 356be able to vote.</p>
115</div> 357</div>
116<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility"> 358<div class="section">
117<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1> 359<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
118<p>All current active arch testers should be migrated.</p> 360<p>All current active arch testers should be migrated.</p>
119</div> 361</div>
120<div class="section" id="copyright"> 362<div class="section">
121<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 363<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
122<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p> 364<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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