[Development] Approver status

Daker Pinheiro daker.pinheiro at openbossa.org
Fri May 25 14:19:34 CEST 2012

I believe that trust in the work is what we want to measure.
The maintainers and approvers should indicate and vote for members to
become approvers or maintainers.
As trust is a subjective measure, numbers of bugs fixed and their relevance
will be implicitly considered as their


On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 7:29 AM, <andre.poenitz at nokia.com> wrote:

> Sven Anderson:
> > I also don't think fixed numbers in rules are very wise. What about
> > offering some moving average stats of various metrics somewhere (maybe
> > they already exist?) and just referring to them in the rules as a guide
> > line? That's more dynamic and adapts to the different activity levels
> > over modules and time.
> Wow. No!
> The idea was not to have an over-engineered system of random rules, and
> also
> not to introduce a _scale_, but an extemely low and obviously reasonable
> cut-off
> point as a minimal barrier of entrance, serving as a guideline for the
> people
> doing the nomination, saving the hassle of discussing unreasonable
> nominations,
> 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
> (mostly
> because "JIRA work" currently "needs" it), that's why I came up with the
> proposal.
> Andre'
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Daker Fernandes Pinheiro
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