[Development] Approver status

Turunen Tuukka Tuukka.Turunen at digia.com
Fri May 25 14:05:53 CEST 2012

On 25.5.2012 13.29, "andre.poenitz at nokia.com" <andre.poenitz at nokia.com>

>The idea was not to have an over-engineered system of random rules, and
>not to introduce a _scale_, but an extemely low and obviously reasonable
>point as a minimal barrier of entrance, serving as a guideline for the
>doing the nomination, saving the hassle of discussing unreasonable
>and prevent the embarassement of being declined for the nominee.
>This was briefly discussed before opengov went public, but it wasn't
>formalized as 
>there was the assumption that the nominators would apply such "obviously
>reasonable" lower limits themselves. And yes, I think _that_ has failed
>because "JIRA work" currently "needs" it), that's why I came up with the

I think this is good because you tend to get what you measure.

I also think it is a good topic to discuss in the contributor summit.

And finally, I have not seen any problems so far. All approvers have done
good job from my viewpoint! In general I think we should have more
approvers as it is sometimes hard to find approvers for some contributions
(and overloading the same persons all the time is not optimal either).



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