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Title:An "old-school" metastructure proposal with "boot for being a slacker"
Version:1.1
Version:1.2
Last-Modified:2005/09/01 16:31:57
Last-Modified:2006/02/09 21:53:54
Author:Grant Goodyear <g2boojum at gentoo.org>, Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm at gentoo.org>,
Type:Informational
Content-Type:text/x-rst
Content-Type:text/x-rst
Created:01-Sep-2005

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Status

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Implemented. GLEP amended on 09 Feb 2006 to add the final bullet point to list B in Specification.

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Abstract

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Abstract

GLEP 4 is replaced with a new "metastructure" that retains established projects (and makes new projects easier to create), but adds a new "Gentoo Council" to handle global (cross-project) issues.

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Motivation

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Motivation

The Fosdem and subsequent reform proposals shepherded by Koon are thorough, extremely detailed, and somewhat complicated. They have a lot of good ideas. For many who have been with Gentoo a long time, though, there's just something @@ -130,7 +373,7 @@ represent the devs they supposedly lead or satisfy their responsibilities. Indeed, should a TLP manager go AWOL it is not at all obvious how the situation should be resolved. -

  • Nothing is being decided at global scope right now. Some TLP strategic +
  • Nothing is being decided at global scope right now. Some TLP strategic managers rarely attend the managers' meetings, and the managers as a whole certainly are not providing any sort of global vision for Gentoo right now.
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  • GLEPs often linger in an undetermined state.
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    Specification

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    Specification

    1. A project is a group of developers working towards a goal (or a set of goals).

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    Rationale

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    Rationale

    So, does this proposal solve any of the previously-mentioned problems?

    1. There is no longer any requirement that the project structure be complete. Some devs work on very specific parts of the tree, while @@ -249,8 +492,8 @@

  • This proposal has nothing to say about GLEPs.
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