Re: [External] Re: [Hyperledger TSC] Agenda items for this week?

Danno Ferrin

Good to hear Arun. I now remember that discussion, but I didn't see it written in the notes, but it wasn't terribly clear from the discussion IIRC (I guess I'll need to go re-play the call).
On a slightly different tangent, for the issues in the TSC decision backlog I think it would be useful to document what the next needed action is and who is responsible for moving it forward.  I think being able to refer to those items it would be easier to see if a meeting should be cancelled.  For the last few meetings we have gone mostly to time and that to me indicates there still is back pressure on pending issues.  If no one is sure what needs to be done for an issue or no one has action items for the issue then perhaps it is time to formally have it closed or withdrawn, or perhaps open a TSC vote and formally vote it down.

I'll start with two of the current TSC decision log issues.

First on the DCO Validation during Contribution review I opened last week (  Based on comments it looks this will require an opinion from the LF legal team since there is some question as to whether or not what I proposed provides the needed legal protections. So to aid the process the specific question is "Does the proposed process in meet the standard for Clause C of the DCO ("  If the answer is no then my proposal is dead in the water without further need for TSC discussion.

Second is the DCO and pseudonyms issue. I foresee this being an issue again in the future and we are not well served by an ambiguous policy. HL projects will receive (has already received?) patches from individuals who sign under pseudonym that are either obviously a pseudonym or known to a project maintainer to be a pseudonym.  How do maintainers deal with such contributions?  Summary rejection?  Can they provide a signed-off-by attestation under clause C of the DCO as well?  I would rather have the latter (maintainer attestation) before the former (summary rejection).  But I would rather have a formal summary rejection policy than letting this question fester for another six months.  Arnaud, Brian, who has the next step on this one?

On Tue, Mar 30, 2021 at 2:20 PM Arun .S.M. <arun.s.m.cse@...> wrote:
Hi Danno,

Yes, I wanted an automation solution for the badging proposal.
From initial analysis, it appeared to be that except for one of those badges everything else had a way for automation.
But from the last discussion
1. I remember that we wanted to do a manual run first to understand the difficulties before switching to automation?
2. Brian also brought up a point that this can be supported via the LF analytics/tooling team?

Happy to follow up on these, and will do it tomorrow.


On Tue, Mar 30, 2021 at 9:50 PM Kuhrt, Tracy A. via <> wrote:

Hi, Danno.


I did not take an action item to work on these requirements.





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Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 9:14 AM
To: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@...>
Cc: Hyperledger TSC <tsc@...>
Subject: [External] Re: [Hyperledger TSC] Agenda items for this week?


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The badging proposal is stalled on waiting for a proposal for automating the measurements for the badges, how and what numbers.  IIRC it was either Arun or Tracy that had that action item?  Correct me if I'm wrong.


On Tue, Mar 30, 2021 at 6:12 AM Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@...> wrote:

I'm not sure there is enough to justify having a call this week but maybe you guys have things you'd like to discuss?
Arnaud  Le Hors - Senior Technical Staff Member, Blockchain & Web Open Technologies - IBM

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