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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] MAINTAINERS: Clarify the meaning of nested maintainership

On 28/04/16 16:49, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:28:20AM +0100, Wei Liu wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 05:06:27PM +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
>>> Clarify the meaning of nested maintainership.
>>> Signed-off-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> ---
>>> We had a discussion about the meaning of nested maintainership at the
>>> recent Xen Hackathon.  The notes of that meeting can be found on this
>>> list [1].  No decision is official until discussed on this list, so
>>> consider this patch the official proposal for this change, and object
>>> or ask for clarification accordingly.
>>> Compared to v1, there is one change that is worth pointing out: The
>>> claim that THE REST consists of all committers.  This is the case at
>>> the moment, but this change would codify that this is an invariant we
>>> intend to keep going forward.
>>> The advantage of this is that the dispute resolution mentioned in this
>>> patch for maintainers who can't agree lines up directly with the
>>> fall-back for broader community issues upon which we can't reach
>>> consensus.
>>> [1] marc.info/?i=<EDB48431-C3EF-4461-B2D2-3AB95EA6C392@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Changes in v2:
>>> - fixed spelling of "maintainer"
>>> - fixed path of multi.c
>>> - clarified that the resolution by REST would be by *majority* vote
>>> - Asserted that The REST consists of all committers
>>> CC: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> CC: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
>>> CC: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx>
>>> CC: Tim Deegan <tim@xxxxxxx>
>>> CC: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> CC: Konrad Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> CC: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> CC: Lars Kurth <lars.kurth@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Acked-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks Konrad.

I'll check this in tomorrow morning with whatever Acks it has at that
point unless someone objects before then.


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