This page last changed on Sep 27, 2006 by bowens.

Overview

The bootstrapping of the Project Steering Committee, to give it power in a formal motion
Proposed By:
Chris Holmes
Proposal Type:
Process
Assigned to release:
N/A
State:
accepted
Voting history:
Jody Garnett +1
Rob Atkinson +1
Alessio Fabiani +1
Gabriel Roldán +1
Chris Holmes +1
Andrea Aime +1
Justin Deoliveira +1

Links

Issue Tracker:
GEOS-679

Email discussion:
http://www.nabble.com/PSC-Nominations-tf1674552.html#a4539674
http://www.nabble.com/PSC-Nominations-tf1674552.html#a4539674
http://www.nabble.com/Project-Steering-Commitee-Page-tf1817423.html#a4954477
http://www.nabble.com/PSC-member-votes-tf1956646.html#a5366764
http://www.nabble.com/PSC-votes-are-in%21-tf1986457.html#a5451688

Other wiki discussions:
0 Project Steering Committee history

Motivations

The GeoServer community has gotten strong enough that a benevolent dictator model no longer makes sense. Power should also be distributed to all who have contributed extensively, so that no one organization controls the direction of the project. The community has done a decent job of bootstrapping itself, and it's always been TOPP's intention to move to a PSC model when appropriate.

The formation of the PSC should hopefully make GeoServer an even more open project, and ideally even attract further outside contributors, who can feel confident that we are a merit based project - that extensive contributions are rewarded with full say in the future direction of the GeoServer Project.

Proposal

The Project Steering Committe shall be initially formed with the following members:

  • Alessio Fabiani
  • Andrea Aime
  • Chris Holmes
  • Gabriel Roldan
  • Jody Garnett
  • Justin Deoliveira
  • Rob Atkinson

Chris Holmes will serve as the initial chair. These were gathered by a voting procedure to bootstrap the initial group. Future decisions will be made by the PSC. PSC procedures are outlines in 'Implementation'

Implementation

The current procedures of the PSC will always be located at the PSC page. It details the structure, responsibilities, and procedures of the PSC. This is a living document, and by following the procedures laid out within it the PSC can change the guidelines. Small tweaks can also be made without formal proposals.

Participants

  • Alessio Fabiani
  • Andrea Aime
  • Chris Holmes
  • Gabriel Roldan
  • Jody Garnett
  • Justin Deoliveira
  • Rob Atkinson
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