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From: Vernon Mauery <>
To: Brad Bishop <>
Subject: Re: Call for volunteers
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 09:39:01 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 11-Jan-2021 04:09 PM, Brad Bishop wrote:
>Hello OpenBMC-ers!
>Your TSC has been aware of the problem of fragmentation in our project for some
>time.  Fragmentation is a loose term - for the purposes of this note consider
>it to be any time contributor efforts in the community are duplicated without
>thought given to maintenance and/or compatibility.
>To begin to address this issue the TSC is looking for volunteers to serve on a
>"repository review forum" to which the TSC will initially delegate its
>authority in the areas of:
>- new repository creation
>- placement of contributed new function into existing repositories
>The TSC fully expects the scope of this forum to quickly grow into the role of
>a traditional TSC providing frequent, technical oversight to project
>contributors.  The current TSC will continue to serve the project in terms of
>governance, advocacy and industry exposure - and likely get a rename (OpenBMC
>Board? or OpenBMC Steering Committee?) in the process.
>The new forum would meet periodically or at the demand of other forum members
>- raise the forums combined awareness of new function under development
>  (information exchange)
>- build a consensus within the forum on where the function should exist
>- inform the function contributor and the rest of the community of the decision
>A successful forum would be a forum that can simultaneously encourage the
>contribution of new and innovative solutions to existing problems without
>introducing complexity to the project as a whole.
>A successful forum member will have previously demonstrated a breadth of
>understanding of the upstream OpenBMC codebase through:
>- frequent participation in peer review, the mailing list, IRC, and Discord.
>- submission of high quality designs and code to upstream OpenBMC
>  (
>- a history of working with and guiding less experienced OpenBMC developers
>  in a timely manner, enabling them to come up to speed quickly.
>If you are interested in serving the project in this manner, please reply to
>submit yourself as a candidate.

I will volunteer as well.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-01-14 19:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-11 22:09 Call for volunteers Brad Bishop
2021-01-12 16:55 ` Ed Tanous
2021-01-12 20:11   ` Gunnar Mills
2021-01-12 21:07 ` Patrick Williams
2021-01-12 22:47 ` Andrew Jeffery
2021-01-13  5:00 ` Thomaiyar, Richard Marian
2021-01-13  5:30 ` Deepak Kodihalli
2021-01-13  5:38 ` Lei Yu
2021-01-13  5:42 ` Andrei Kartashev
2021-01-13 15:28 ` krtaylor
2021-01-14 17:39 ` Vernon Mauery [this message]
2021-01-26 23:56 ` Benjamin Fair
2021-09-27 16:25 ` Brad Bishop

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