On Dec 16, 2009, at 11:05 AM, Fabio Mancinelli wrote: > > On Dec 4, 2009, at 3:44 PM, Vincent Massol wrote: > >> Governance Proposal >> ================= >> >> 1) xwiki.org is controlled by the XWiki committers. This means that >> important changes brought to it should be discussed/vote on the list, >> using the same practices as for code commits > > +1 > >> 2) xwiki.org stays open in edit mode to all external contributors (and >> XWiki committers continue to monitor it to remove spam, etc) > > +1 > >> 3) we agree to start with 3 zones where companies can advertise their >> commercial offers on top of the XWiki open source product: >> -- On the download page (for business packages, subscriptions, hosting) >> -- On the support page (for services: support, consulting) >> -- (still to be defined) Possibly on a "Products" tab in the new >> horizontal navigation. The idea would be to do as jboss.org is doing. >> Projects are open source and community and Products are commercial > > +1 > And I agree with Marius' remark about the fact that only products that are > built on top of XWiki could be advertised > >> 4) the company offerings are listed by their amount of contributions >> to the XWiki open source project. The company that contributes most >> (XWiki SAS today) gets the best spots (top of the list, bigger space) > > +1 > This however is tricky... > In order to define what "contribute most" means we need a metric, and that's > not an easy thing to do. > > Maybe we could use a linear combination of weights assigned to the priority > an issue has and an index for its "perceived" difficulty (I saw people > tagging issues with their difficulty when handling the backlog in a > Scrum-oriented process). Maybe LOC-count could go into the mix (the less the > better :)) And maybe also time should influence the result (company that had > a punctual high-quality contribution should not be listed forever if it stops > contributing) > > The ranking is calculated wrt to this combination and a minimum threshold > should be reached in order to be ranked. > > I don't really know how to handle this, but if we propose a ranking we need > also to propose a policy about how it is calculated.
Yes this is hard. One idea is: - number of LOC (patches not included - we need to reward committership which is a commitment on the long run) - when same number of LOC then use alphabetical order. Thanks -Vincent > >> 5) Companies who want to be listed should provide some proof of their >> contributions to the XWiki open source project > > +1 > >> 6) XWiki SAS gets some acknowledgment for paying for the xwiki.org >> server/maintenance of it. Probably somewhere in the footer of the site >> or on side panel somewhere > > +1 > >> 7) xwiki.org should always remain a site for the xwiki open source >> community >> > +1 > > -Fabio _______________________________________________ users mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.xwiki.org/mailman/listinfo/users