[GRASS-PSC] Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Should old Project Steering Committee members be put out to pasture?

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Wed Jul 25 13:52:42 EDT 2007

Just back from vacation and starting to go through the mountain of emails.
Something along this line sounds good to me.


On 7/17/07 10:24 PM, "Hamish" <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Helena wrote:
>> I was looking at it too - given the way how GRASS development
>> functions two months inactive period that Mapserver is using is way
>> too short for us but having a similar provision for members who may
>> even forget that they are PSC members would be useful, maybe for 1
>> year or 6 months inactivity?
> Personally I'm not too worried about sleepers. Or at least I don't want
> to put much effort into worrying about the issue until it becomes a
> problem, ie when we start to have a hard time finding a majority of
> PSCers sending in a vote. (ie we can't find more than 1/2 of us to vote
> one way or another, not just >1/2 voting)
> What is a quorum for us? 2/3rds total or >1/2 voting one way?
> (todo for RFC3)
> As for time periords, we are a quiet list so perhaps: "to stay active
> you should have registered a vote in the last 10 calls for votes, or the
> last year, whichever is longer.". And not worry about getting into
> kicking folks off until it is obvious we need to bring new people in.
> 2c
> Hamish
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Arizona State University

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