|[eclipse.org-architecture-council] [Bug 301065] New: EDP Does not make clear the role of a container project|
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=301065 Product/Component: Community / Architecture Council Summary: EDP Does not make clear the role of a container project Classification: Eclipse Foundation Product: Community Version: unspecified Platform: PC OS/Version: Linux Status: NEW Severity: normal Priority: P3 Component: Architecture Council AssignedTo: eclipse.org-architecture-council@xxxxxxxxxxx ReportedBy: wayne@xxxxxxxxxxx Container projects are little more than organizational units according to the EDP. Many container projects do have websites. Some provide consolidated builds and downloads. Are container projects more than this. Currently, for example, there is no requirement that a container project's leadership authorize the creation of a new operating (sub) project. That authorization comes from the PMC. In fact, a container project's leadership plays no explicit role in any milestone for its operating projects. Does it need to? Do we really need more process here? If all the authority for operating projects comes from the PMC, what is the role of a container project's leadership? Project leadership can, for example, have authority over which operating projects will participate in a consolidated build/download. They likely have authority over the content of the website. Is the leadership of a container project a "mini-PMC"? Or is the container project really just an organizational unit? Some container projects, for historical reasons, have code repositories. The leadership of these projects have the same responsibilities as those of operating projects. The EDP currently prevents container projects from having code repositories. Is there some good reason why they can't have one? Organizationally, so long as the container project's directory structure is separate from that of the contained operating projects, I don't see how this is necessarily confusing. -- Configure bugmail: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/userprefs.cgi?tab=email ------- You are receiving this mail because: ------- You are the assignee for the bug.
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