[Gluster-Maintainers] Community Transparency [Was: Responsibilities and expectations of our maintainers]

Krishnan Parthasarathi kparthas at redhat.com
Mon Jun 29 05:43:12 UTC 2015

----- Original Message -----
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 12:39:39AM -0400, Krishnan Parthasarathi wrote:
> > 
> > > Currently, we need more attention to the way of working, in and with,
> > > the community and see how to increase the outreach of all the work we
> > > are doing, else we may induce estrangement in this space.
> > > 
> > 
> > Yes. We could improve our engagement during design proposals. Oftentimes,
> > there
> > is an announcement style mail and then the commit.
> More often than not, I do not see an announcement style email. We only
> seem to do that for bigger changes, not smaller ones or things that are
> contained to only one component.

As long as we recognise that it has happened for big changes and is unhealthy
is good. Lack of discussion for big changes makes maintaining them difficult.
A streamlined merge-window based approach would help in scheduling big changes,
giving time for more discussion. Thoughts?

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