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33<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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35<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.1</td> 278<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.6</td>
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39<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Simon Stelling &lt;blubb&#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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41<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td> 284<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Accepted</td>
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47<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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49<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">15-Sep-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<ul class="simple"> 299<ul class="simple">
57<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>
301<li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id3" name="id3">Status</a></li>
58<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id3" name="id3">Motivation</a></li> 302<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id4" name="id4">Motivation</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id4" name="id4">Specification</a></li> 303<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id5" name="id5">Specification</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id5" name="id5">Backwards Compatibility</a></li> 304<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id6" name="id6">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id6" name="id6">Copyright</a></li> 305<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li>
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64<div class="section" id="abstract"> 308<div class="section">
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66<p>Arch Testers should be treated as official Gentoo staff.</p> 310<p>Arch Testers should be treated as official Gentoo staff.</p>
67</div> 311</div>
68<div class="section" id="motivation"> 312<div class="section">
313<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
314<p>Rejected by the Gentoo Council on 13 Oct. 2005. This GLEP may be resubmitted
315if the issues brought up in the council meeting,
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>,
317are addressed in a new version of this GLEP.</p>
318</div>
319<div class="section">
69<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 320<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
70<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
71to 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
72amd64 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
73a 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.
74While 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
75currently not recognized as official members of Gentoo.</p> 326currently not recognized as official members of Gentoo.</p>
76</div> 327</div>
77<div class="section" id="specification"> 328<div class="section">
78<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 329<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
79<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
80to the current situation:</p> 331to the current situation:</p>
81<ul class="simple"> 332<ul class="simple">
82<li>Get a &#64;gentoo.org email address</li> 333<li>Get a &#64;(subdomain_to_be_determined).gentoo.org email address. The email
334address will just be an alias, and will be forwarded to their &#64;gentoo.org
335address if they go on to become a Gentoo developer.</li>
83<li>Get read-only access to the gentoo-x86 repository</li> 336<li>Get read-only access to the gentoo-x86 repository. This doesn't have to be
337individual accounts, a single account, without a shell, with all of their
338keys will be sufficiant.</li>
84</ul> 339</ul>
85<p>Additionally, the mentoring period should be shortened to two weeks if an AT 340<p>There will be a 30 day probationary/mentoring period for new ATs.The lead AT/HT
86wants to take the end quiz to become a developer, assuming he has been AT for 341for arch/herd will be responsible for the mentoring period. If arch/herd
87at least two weeks. The amd64 porting team has handled situations 342doesn't have a Lead AT/HT, then either the arch/herd lead or the Strategic AT
343Lead will be responsible. The Lead AT is a seasoned developer that watches for talent,
344recruits and mentors ATs. Additionally, the mentoring period should be shortened
345to a minimum of two weeks if an AT wants to take the end quiz to become a developer,
346assuming he has been AT for at least two weeks. The amd64 porting team has handled
88like this for a while and only made positive experiences.</p> 347situations like this for a while and only made positive experiences.</p>
89<p>Also, the idea of an arch tester as a trustful user who is able to test 348<p>Also, the idea of an arch tester as a trustworthy user who is able to test
90critical changes (such as hard masked software branches), could be expanded 349critical changes (such as hard masked software branches), could be expanded
91to other herd. 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
92irritating, instead, herd tester (HT) could be used.</p> 351irritating, instead, herd tester (HT) could be used.</p>
93<p>As arch testers (and herd testers) become official staff, they should be 352<p>As arch testers (and herd testers) become official staff, they should be
94handled by DevRel.</p> 353handled by DevRel.</p>
354<p>Since ATs don't want to have to handle the big 'communication overhead'
355normally, they won't be subscribed to the gentoo-core mailing list and won't
356be able to vote.</p>
95</div> 357</div>
96<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility"> 358<div class="section">
97<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" 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>
98<p>All current active arch testers should be migrated to staff.</p> 360<p>All current active arch testers should be migrated.</p>
99</div> 361</div>
100<div class="section" id="copyright"> 362<div class="section">
101<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 363<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
102<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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