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SubjectRe: [Tech-board-discuss] Reminder: Voting procedures for the Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board
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On 9/15/21 17:11, Shuah Khan wrote:
> On 9/15/21 2:42 PM, Laura Abbott wrote:
>> On 9/15/21 15:34, Shuah Khan wrote:
>>> On 9/15/21 10:13 AM, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>>>> Hi Laura,
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 12:07:13PM -0400, Laura Abbott wrote:
>>>>> On 9/15/21 10:46, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>>>>>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 10:36:45AM -0400, Laura Abbott wrote:
>>>>>>> On 9/15/21 10:07, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 09:58:32AM -0400, Laura Abbott wrote:
>>>>>>>>> On 9/9/21 12:49, Laura Abbott wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Reminder that the Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board
>>>>>>>>>> (TAB) annual
>>>>>>>>>> election will be held virtually during the 2021 Kernel Summit
>>>>>>>>>> and Linux
>>>>>>>>>> Plumbers Conference. Voting will run from September 20th to
>>>>>>>>>> September
>>>>>>>>>> 23rd 16:00 GMT-4 (US/Eastern). The voting criteria for the
>>>>>>>>>> 2021 election
>>>>>>>>>> are:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> There exist three kernel commits in a mainline or stable released
>>>>>>>>>> kernel that both
>>>>>>>>>> - Have a commit date in the year 2020 or 2021
>>>>>>>>>> - Contain an e-mail address in one of the following tags or
>>>>>>>>>> merged
>>>>>>>>>> tags (e.g. Reviewed-and-tested-by)
>>>>>>>>>> -- Signed-off-by
>>>>>>>>>> -- Tested-by
>>>>>>>>>> -- Reported-by
>>>>>>>>>> -- Reviewed-by
>>>>>>>>>> -- Acked-by
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> If you have more than 50 commits that meet this requirement
>>>>>>>>>> you will
>>>>>>>>>> receive a ballot automatically.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> If you have between 3 and 49 commits that meet this
>>>>>>>>>> requirement please
>>>>>>>>>> e-mail tab-elections@lists.linuxfoundation.org to request your
>>>>>>>>>> ballot.
>>>>>>>>>> We strongly encourage everyone who meets this criteria to
>>>>>>>>>> request a
>>>>>>>>>> ballot.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> We will be using Condorcet Internet Voting
>>>>>>>>>> Service (CIVS) https://civs1.civs.us/ . This is a voting service
>>>>>>>>>> focused on security and privacy. There are sample polls on the
>>>>>>>>>> website if you would like to see what a ballot will look like.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> If you have any questions please e-mail
>>>>>>>>>> tab-elections@lists.linuxfoundation.org.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>>> Laura
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> P.S. Please also consider this another reminder to consider
>>>>>>>>>> running for
>>>>>>>>>> the TAB as well
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Final reminder: please remember to request your ballot for the TAB
>>>>>>>>> elections. If you know others who are eligible please encourage
>>>>>>>>> them to request a ballot as well.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> When are the ballots supposed to be sent ? It would be nice to
>>>>>>>> avoid
>>>>>>>> requiring everybody to check whether they're below or above the 50
>>>>>>>> commits threshold manually :-)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The ballots will be sent sometime after Monday September 20th
>>>>>>> 9:00am GMT-4 (US/Eastern).
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I did make an attempt to send e-mails to the > 50 commits
>>>>>>> individuals
>>>>>>> but there is a chance my e-mail got eaten by spam filters or just
>>>>>>> didn't get sent out. I discovered Google Apps' e-mail limits and
>>>>>>> that you should not attempt to bcc too many people. This is
>>>>>>> something
>>>>>>> I'd like to handle in a more automated fashion next year to make
>>>>>>> it easier for both voters and those running the elections.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Does it mean I should ask for a ballot after the 20th if I don't get
>>>>>> one, or request one *before* ? I meet the above criteria but haven't
>>>>>> received any ballot yet, so I was unsure whether I should ask or
>>>>>> wait.
>>>>>
>>>>> The intention was that if you were in the range of between 3-49
>>>>> commits
>>>>> you would ask for a ballot now.
>>>>
>>>> Would it be possible to share the script that you are using to check in
>>>> which category a developer is, to avoid the criteria being applied in
>>>> slightly different ways ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Same request. Is this the same script that gets used to determine
>>> candidate
>>> eligibility before they get added to the ballot?
>>>
>>> thanks,
>>> -- Shuah
>>
>> You can thank Kees for the script
>>
>> https://github.com/kees/kernel-tools/blob/trunk/identity-canonicalizer
>>
>> This is the same script for both voting and nomination
>>
>> The set generated is
>>
>> # Find people participating in 50+ commits since 2020-01-01:
>> git log --since=2020-01-01 | ~/bin/identity-canonicalizer | sort -g >
>> contributors.txt
>> cat contributors.txt | awk '{if ($1 > 2) {print $0}}' >eligible.txt
>> cat eligible.txt | awk '{if ($1 > 49) {print $0}}' >ballots.txt
>
> So people that this script spits out are the ones that are
> eligible for the following:
>
> -- get added to the ballot if they sent in the nomination
> -- get sent a ballot by Sept 20th for voting
>

eligible.txt would be all people who can potentially vote. This is also
the set of people who can submit a nomination.

ballots.txt is all people who would be sent a ballot automatically.
If you are in eligible.txt but not in ballots.txt you may request
a ballot.

> Also does this criteria get applied to TAB Chair/co-Chair election
> going forward?

It does not.

Thanks,
Laura

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