[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-techboard] next techboard meeting (13th, October)

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Wed Oct 11 14:53:36 CEST 2017

> On Oct 11, 2017, at 7:48 AM, Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net> wrote:
> 11/10/2017 14:41, Wiles, Keith:
>>> On Oct 11, 2017, at 4:36 AM, Olivier MATZ <olivier.matz at 6wind.com> wrote:
>>> 1) ABI stability:
>>>   - one LTS per year
>>>   - 17.11 to be a LTS
>>>   - every new API has the "experimental" tag
>>>   - 3 Acks are needed for deprecation and they should come from different companies
>>> reference: http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2017-October/077937.html
>>> reference: http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2017-October/077935.html
>> I assume the person or company that pushes the notice can be one of the ACKs is this correct?
>> Also does the ACK need to come from a person working for a company or can this person be an independent developer? Maybe a very minor point, but someone that is working for a company could Ack independent of the company if so stated. Just be careful how you word the requirement, something like ‘Only one Ack per company or independent developer’ 
> As an open community, we should avoid sorting people per company.
> I prefer talking about different areas of interest.
> Anyway considering acks is a matter of confidence.
> We cannot have strict rules, but we can provide some guidelines.

Sounds reasonable.


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