Re: Action: 2002-02-25-2: testing timelines.
Do we simply need more people on the lsb-spec, lsb-confcall and or
Would it be advisable that the Free Standards Group hire an individual
who's responsibilities would include hand holding all resolution
issues? (Not be a final decision maker, but verify that each request
gets the proper attention to meet its deadline.)
Historically, what is The Open Group's experience in this matter? How
often have such requests for resolution come in for UNIX, WAP, or
other certification programs?
Free Standards Group
Andrew Josey wrote:
> The issues that the certification authority will be circulating
> need the attention of the LSB specification owners (the
> Specification Authority -SA) , hence IMHO
> it should be lsb-spec or lsb-confcall or some new group
> setup with a subset of both to provide binding rulings (interpretations)
> of what the specification means.
> lsb-test may be the correct folks for the test suite maintenance role
> (TSMA) although its unclear that we can guarantee patches and fixes
> for test suites in a timely manner.
> On Feb 26, 8:59am in "Action: 2002-02-25-2", George Kraft IV wrote:
> > >Action: 2002-02-25-2 George Kraft to give feedback from the LSB
> > >Specification team about the timelines.
> > The certification has outlined the duties to resolving issues. The question
> > can the LSB test team (firstname.lastname@example.org) handle the email
> > submissions in the time specified by the certification program?
> > "A preliminary review will be performed and an initial response provided to
> > applicant within 5 business days of Problem Report submission. This stage
> > allows simple problems to be dealt with expeditiously. A detailed review will
> > undertaken for issues that are more complicated or when the preliminary
> > review does not resolve the issue. Final resolution will be provided within
> > additional 10 business days."
> > "In most cases, 15 business days is sufficient to provide a final Problem
> > resolution. However, in exceptional circumstances, final resolution may take
> > longer. If possible, the PR will be addressed sufficiently within the 15
> > business days to allow the certification process to proceed pending final
> > resolution."
> > Personally, I think these are reasonable objectives for the LSB; however, we
> > not have the committed resources. Today, Andrew, Chris, Doug, & Kevin
> > on an as needed basis when time permits. Unfortunately, that will be
> > sufficient.
> > So, is the above objective reasonable? If so, then we will create the action
> > item to work on committed resources.
> > --
> > George Kraft IV
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