[Gluster-Maintainers] Time to review the MAINTAINERS file

Kaushal M kshlmster at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 04:30:00 UTC 2019

I was meaning to propose removal of myself from the maintainers list for
some time. Never got around to it. So this is okay with me. A couple of
1. I'm still listed as maintainer of glusterd2.
2. I still have admin access in Gerrit and Github org. I'd like to have
that removed too.

I've had a wonderful time in the Gluster community for over 7 years. Thank
you for having me.


On Tue, Oct 29, 2019, 15:19 Xavi Hernandez <xhernandez at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Amar,
> the changes seem ok to me.
> On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 11:25 AM Amar Tumballi <amarts at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> It is been 28 months since we last committed our major changes to
>> MAINTAINERS file. Lot of waters have flown in all the rivers since then.
>> New people joined, and some people left to find more interesting projects
>> from Gluster Project.
>> In my opinion, we surely should be having a practice of reviewing our
>> maintainer list for successful progress of project. It should reflect the
>> recent active contributors in the list, and ideally (if you compare to any
>> other active projects), we should be reviewing the list *every year*.
>> But 2 years is not a bad thing considering the time we took to change
>> things for v2.0 (from v1.0).
>> I am attaching the proposed patch (can be broken into different patches
>> per component if one wants). I am planning to send this to review next week
>> with everyone of the maintainers (everyone whose name shifts places). But I
>> thought letting the Maintainers know about this through email first is a
>> good idea.
>> Feel free to agree, disagree or ignore. Please make sure you have reasons
>> why some changes are not valid. Please open the patch, where I have tried
>> to capture details too.
>> Would be great if we close on this soon. I say lets time box it to 15
>> days, for everyone to raise objections, if any. After which, it would get
>> merged (15 days from the date of submission of patch).
>> Regards,
>> Amar
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