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2Title: Making Arch Testers official Gentoo Staff 2Title: Making Arch Testers official Gentoo Staff
3Version: $Revision: 1.2 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.3 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2005/10/13 14:53:37 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2005/11/11 18:42:27 $
5Author: Simon Stelling <blubb@gentoo.org>, 5Author: Simon Stelling <blubb@gentoo.org>,
6Status: Draft 6Status: Draft
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 7-Sep-2005 9Created: 7-Sep-2005
30============= 30=============
31 31
32ATs should basically be treated as staff. This includes the following changes 32ATs should basically be treated as staff. This includes the following changes
33to the current situation: 33to the current situation:
34 34
35- Get a @gentoo.org email address 35- Get a @(subdomain_to_be_determined).gentoo.org email address. The email
36 address will just be an alias, and will be forwarded to their @gentoo.org
37 address if they go on to become a Gentoo developer.
36- Get read-only access to the gentoo-x86 repository 38- Get read-only access to the gentoo-x86 repository. This doesn't have to be
39 individual accounts, a single account, without a shell, with all of their
40 keys will be sufficiant.
37 41
38Additionally, the mentoring period should be shortened to two weeks if an AT 42There will be a 30 day probationary/mentoring period for new ATs.The lead AT/HT
39wants to take the end quiz to become a developer, assuming he has been AT for 43for arch/herd will be responsible for the mentoring period. If arch/herd
40at least two weeks. The amd64 porting team has handled situations 44doesn't have a Lead AT/HT, then either the arch/herd lead or the Strategic AT
45Lead will be responsible. The Lead AT is a seasoned developer that watches for talent,
46recruits and mentors ATs. Additionally, the mentoring period should be shortened
47to a minimum of two weeks if an AT wants to take the end quiz to become a developer,
48assuming he has been AT for at least two weeks. The amd64 porting team has handled
41like this for a while and only made positive experiences. 49situations like this for a while and only made positive experiences.
42 50
43Also, the idea of an arch tester as a trustworthy user who is able to test 51Also, the idea of an arch tester as a trustworthy user who is able to test
44critical changes (such as hard masked software branches), could be expanded 52critical changes (such as hard masked software branches), could be expanded
45to other herds. These 'ATs' wouldn't be called arch testers as the 'arch' is 53to other herds. These 'ATs' wouldn't be called arch testers as the 'arch' is
46irritating, instead, herd tester (HT) could be used. 54irritating, instead, herd tester (HT) could be used.

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