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RE: [] PDT needs a mentor

Hi Dave,

the bug you reference is about a situation where the Community
wants a release of PDT based on something that's in the CVS
Repository already, they even offer to do all the work, but
the project leadership denies this for dubious reasons.

I'm not sure if a mentor can help here. Mentorship requires
the Project to request and appreciate the Mentor's advice.
Mentors cannot dictate anything.

Let's see where this goes. You already mentioned the Dev 
Process passage about Grievance handling. I'm not sure how
much the AC can help here...

Martin Oberhuber, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Wind River
Target Management Project Lead, DSDP PMC Member

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [] 
> On Behalf Of David Carver
> Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 3:51 PM
> To:
> Subject: [] PDT needs a mentor
> I thought I'd bring the following bug and topic up for Architecture 
> Council consideration.  I already know that Chris and Ed are 
> on the case 
> from a committers rep standpoint, but thought that this was a unique 
> enough situation that it deserved some discussion of it's own.
> I think that PDT probably is in need of a senior mentor, 
> somebody that 
> can navigate the political mine field that is probably involved with 
> this particular project.    The one good thing about this is that the 
> PDT user community is finally starting to raise their voices 
> about the 
> issue.    Not sure if this issue really falls within the Architecture 
> Council's perview, but raising awareness of the issue is 
> probably a good 
> thing.  I've added the project to the section on the 
> Mentorship page, of 
> possible projects that don't have a mentor.
> Dave
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