Bug#795855: #636783 - New bugs for individual issues
On Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:39:06 +0200 Didier 'OdyX' Raboud <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> - #795855
> Introduction of formal cloture vote for the TC
> - #795857
> TC chair appointment
Given context, I think these originally shotgunned proposals (especially
these two) need careful re-evaluation, to figure out how much actual
point they have and how much they're just a reflection of a past spite.
The "cloture" proposal honestly seems like a needless pile of additional
process. Anyone can call for a vote at any time, and I don't think
that's a bug; if people agree that a vote is warranted, they can vote,
and if they don't, they can vote "further discussion". If even a simple
majority is opposed to holding a vote, they can all vote "Further
Discussion". Anyone else can *also* call for a vote at any time, if
they feel there's another issue to discuss.
So, I would suggest that the "cloture" proposal should be consigned to a
historical note along with the fit of pique it came from.
For 795857, the TC chair process, there is indeed a lack of documented
process for how and when the TC chair is determined; I think the
suggestion Bdale referenced makes sense, to re-evaluate this in light of
the new term limits:
On Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:36:28 +0200 Bdale Garbee <email@example.com> wrote:
> The suggestion someone made somewhere during this discussion that I
> liked the best was quite simple. Every time there is a change in the
> membership of the TC, we should have a vote on who should serve as
> chair. Given the term limits now in place, that would guarantee a
> fairly regular need to vote on the TC chair.
- Josh Triplett