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Add glep 54, to replace (and require) glep 39, regarding project announcements and RFCs.  I'm marking this as F (final) as it was approved ages ago; feel free to take up wording and merits with me and it will be edited after the fact.  If you have a problem with this process, again take it up with me as I'm the bastard that did it.  Thanks

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31     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">54</td>
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33     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">An &quot;old-school&quot; metastructure proposal with &quot;boot for being a slacker&quot; Part II</td>
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35     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.1</td>
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37     <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-0054.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2007/07/22 10:03:18</a></td>
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39     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Alec Warner &lt;antarus&#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">Final</td>
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43     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td>
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45     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Content-Type:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="glep-0002.html">text/x-rst</a></td>
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47     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">11-Oct-2007</td>
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49     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">11-Oct-2007</td>
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54     <div class="contents topic">
55     <p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
56     <ul class="simple">
57     <li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li>
58     <li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id3" name="id3">Motivation</a></li>
59     <li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id4" name="id4">Rationale</a></li>
60     <li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id5" name="id5">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
61     <li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id6" name="id6">Specification</a></li>
62     <li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li>
63     </ul>
64     </div>
65     <div class="section">
66     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
67     <p>This GLEP amends GLEP 39[#GLEP39]_. A new project must be announced
68     to the community prior to it's conception. The announcement should state
69     the project goals, the plan to achieve those goals, and any other information
70     deemed useful to the community by the person proposing a new project.</p>
71     </div>
72     <div class="section">
73     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
74     <p>Projects were being started behind the scenes that people were not aware of;
75     this included developers and users alike. It was thought important to notify
76     the community of new projects. This also enables new projects to get valuable
77     feedback before getting to far into design and implementation.</p>
78     </div>
79     <div class="section">
80     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
81     <p>We hope projects receiving feedback fare better in the long run with regards
82     to general reception as well as meeting the goals set forth in their
83     announcement. We hope projects announced early get more volunteers by virtue
84     of being announced and in the community's view.</p>
85     </div>
86     <div class="section">
87     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
88     <p>Projects already announced before 19-Oct-2006 are not affected. Since this
89     GLEP was authored nearly a year later, conceivably projects announced since
90     then should retroactively send mail regarding their goals and means to achieve
91     them if they have not done so already; otherwise they would be in breach of
92     policy set in 2006.</p>
93     </div>
94     <div class="section">
95     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
96     <p>New projects should send an Request For Comments mail to gentoo-dev (and
97     optionally gentoo-project) in order to received feedback from the Gentoo
98     community. Once the feedback has been received and changes incorportated into
99     the goals and design (if any), the project team should send a mail to
100     gentoo-dev-announce (and optionally gentoo-announce) regarding it's launch.</p>
101     <p>The contents of the announcements is left intentionally vague as to not
102     restrict the scope of projects, goals, and means. If announcement, projects,
103     goals, or means end up being terrible; the authors of this GLEP fully expect
104     the community to chew you out over it.</p>
105     <p>This GLEP does not empower the community to kill a new project, even if everyone
106     decides it sucks.</p>
107     </div>
108     <div class="section">
109     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
110     <p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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