[OpenAFS] Re: Proto-TAC
Thu, 06 Nov 2008 10:35:39 -0500
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Well, Evan is certainly a member of the community. I don't think he
meant to step on any toes.
I intended to suggest only what Derrick's comments summarized, not new
mechanisms to submit architecture proposals, so I'll leave it there.
An new mechanism I'd benefit from would be scheduled openafs conference
developer meetings between hackathons. I think that would help us make
more steady progress on tasks like libosi integration. That certainly
doesn't require a TAC, but it would probably require a bit of time
commitment from some subset of active developers to be useful.
Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Speaking as a gatekeeper:
> If there are AFS3 protocol changes that you or your colleagues would
> like to propose, write them up in the form of an Internet Draft and
> submit them to AFS3 Standardization.
> If there are architectural changes you would like to propose for
> the OpenAFS code base, write up an architectural design document
> and send it to openafs-devel@openafS.org so that the community
> can discuss it and the gatekeepers can provide feedback.
> The technical advisory council will be a subset of the community
> that will speak for the community. However, it will never replace
> the community. Until it exists, I recommend using the mechanisms
> that are already in place.
> Jeffrey Altman
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