Todd Benzies <tbenzies@...>
Technical Steering Committee (TSC) Meeting
June 23, 2016 (7:00am - 8:30am PT)
Deutsche Boerse Group
Richard G. Brown
Action Item Review
Composition (per Charter)
Startup Period: During the first six (6) months after project launch, the TSC voting members shall consist of one (1) appointed representative from each Premier Member and each Top Level Project Maintainer, provided that no company (including related companies or affiliates under common control) shall have more than three (3) votes on the TSC.
Steady State: After the Startup Period, there shall be a nomination and election period for electing Contributors or Maintainers to the TSC. The TSC voting members shall consist of eleven (11) elected Contributors or Maintainers chosen by the Active Contributors. An Active Contributor is defined as any Contributor who has had a contribution accepted into the codebase during the prior twelve (12) months. The TSC shall approve the process and timing for nominations and elections held on an annual basis.
Contributors: anyone in the technical community that contributes code, documentation or other technical artifacts to the HLP codebase.
Maintainers: Contributors who have the ability to commit code and contributions to a project’s main branch on an HLP project. A Contributor may become a Maintainer by a majority approval of the existing Maintainers.
August 11th would be 6 months from the initial TSC meeting on February 11th.
ACTION: Create initial draft to establish process, timeline, and criteria for electing the steady state TSC and TSC Chair.
Update on the Fabric v0.5 developer preview release (Sheehan)
Requirements WG (Oleg Abdrashitov)
Architecture WG (Ram Jagadeesan, via email)
The Arch-WG met last Friday along with the vHack and again on our regular slot on Wed.
We seem to be converging on a common functional definition of the consensus and smart-contract layers, that will allow us to have a truly pluggable consensus layer that accommodates different consensus algorithms.
As we develop the common definition, both the new fabric consensus proposal and the POET teams are testing it bottom-up to see if their designs can fit or can be evolved to meet the common framework.
We will try to have another off-cycle meeting next week to see if we can reach a definitive point on this topic.
Whitepaper WG (Dave Voell)
Whitepaper Draft v1.0.1 (published June 22, 2016)
Please provide feedback to the Whitepaper working group through our Feedback Form
Feedback submissions are available for view here
Identity WG (Christopher Allen)
CI WG (Chris Ferris)
Brian: The Linux Foundation has access to a 1,000 node cluster for CNCF and have ability to deploy jobs to it -- idea is that it might help with testing. Could wire into a regular process. Would like to turn performance testing into something we do for all projects. Anyone interested in working on performance testing? Please contact Brian or Chris directly.
Senior Program Manager
The Linux Foundation
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Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@...>
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per discussion on last week's call, this week's TSC call is canceled. For those in the US, have a safe and happy 4th of July weekend!
On Jun 23, 2016, at 10:01 PM, Todd Benzies via hyperledger-tsc <hyperledger-tsc@...
June 30th TSC meeting -- several have already indicated they will be out of office.