On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 11:58:46AM +0000, MJ Ray wrote: > Martin Schulze <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Julien BLACHE wrote: > > > Could be at the request of the Project, via a GR I think, if the DPL > > > was, say, unwilling to act and fix a broken situation wrt > > > infrastructure administration and developer access to the said > > > infrastructure. > > > > Unlikely. SPI usually has a defined authorisationship with an associated > > project, this refers to people, not the project as a whole or their > > developers or their internal voting results. However, a GR should be > > able to kick the DPL out of leadership and the next vote would install > > a new DPL who would then have a say. > > That's almost the opposite of my understanding: SPI refers to projects > and their decision-making as a whole, not particular people in them. > > SPI says the following on project management: > > Each Project has its own formal or informal internal structure and > procedures. SPI will not interfere in the internal decision making > of Projects, unless this is requested by the Project or its rules and > procedures. [+2 more paragraphs] > http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004-08-10-iwj.1 > > What says SPI only listens to the DPL, not the project? AIUI, the DPL > is appointed as an adviser to SPI's board, not a veto. > Further down the resolution, which you snipped: ---- snip ---- Following informal discussions of Associated Project status with members of the community, if satisfied the SPI Board will pass a resolution inviting the project to become Associated with SPI. This resolution will state the SPI Board's current understanding of who is authorised to act for the project; it will invite the project to join with SPI according to this Framework; and it will state a date at which the invitation will lapse if not accepted. ---- snip ---- The DPL being advisor to the board is a seperate issue to them acting as as the authorised decision maker. Neil -- <Tincho> 'Maybe you can try to find a nice hotel by shouting in the Mexico DF streets "where could a gringo find a decent hotel in this dirty third world lame excuse for a country?". I'm sure the people will rush to help you, as we south americans love to be called third world in a demeaning way.'
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