|Re: [eclipse.org-architecture-council] Improving license check for dependencies|
On the PMC approval front, I think I'm hearing that I could work with
the LocationTech PMC to change our ROE to allow for self-approvals of
That'd mean that as I enter a CQ, I'd just check the box myself, and
then it'd be off to the races?
Seems like a nice, neat, local solution to that issue. Shouldn't
require anybody else's work, etc.
On 2020-03-20 08:05, Gunnar Wagenknecht wrote:
>> On Mar 20, 2020, at 11:43, Aleksandar Kurtakov <akurtako@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 9:58 AM Daniel Megert
>> <daniel_megert@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 1. Remove the need to get PMC approval.
>> As a Tools PMC representative this would be very welcome.
>> I agree for the Tools PMC but other PMCs know their projects in detail
>> and are responsive, like e.g. the PMC of the Eclipse Project. It
>> should be left to each PMC to say whether they require CQ approval or
>> But this would require extra development on the ipzilla side. If
>> Foundation has the manpower to allow each PMC to set such setting
>> fine. If not we can not penalize all other PMCs for the need of one.
>> Rather we (Eclipse PMC) would have to find a way to keep track that on
>> our side.
> Hmm ... there might be a workaround. :)
> The RT PMC requires a representative from each project to join the PMC.
> The RT PMC has a rule that "self" approvals is not welcomed (eg.
> release reviews, etc.).
> However the IP team considers PMC entered CQs as pre-/auto-approved.
> At least, that was my observation when entering CQs as project lead
> for an RT project.
> Having said that, it's up to the PMC to defined the rules of
> engagement. I know that some PMCs are interested in tight management
> of the dependencies. Hence the request for PMC approval. In Technology
> we don't. We basically just check for basic errors and approve every
> CQ. This becomes a bottleneck sometimes (especially around vacation
> I believe that in theory the IP policy and EDP already allows for
> delegation and pre-approval as practiced by the RT PMC. It's not
> codified in the IP tool and requires manual recognition by the IP
> team, which makes it challenging at scale.
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