On Thu, Mar 19, 2020, at 1:16 PM, Ben Ramsey wrote:
> > On Mar 19, 2020, at 10:27, Derick Rethans <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > With the first alpha of 8.0 due in three months, I think it's time to
> > start the process of finding and electing release managers for the next
> > release of PHP.
> > We are looking for two developers to take on this role. Whomsoever is
> > elected will be guided and helped by the previous RMs and the excellent
> > documentation in php-src:README.RELEASE_PROCESS.
> > Candidates should have a reasonable knowledge of internals (without
> > necessarily being a C guru), be confident about merging pull requests
> > without breaking backward compatibility, doing triage for bugs, liaising
> > with previous release managers, and generally getting the branch in good
> > shape, as these are among the activities you will be undertaking as
> > release manager.
> > Please put your name forward here if you wish to be considered a
> > candidate. An initial TODO page has been added to the wiki and contains
> > provisional dates for GA and pre-releases:
> > https://wiki.php.net/todo/php80
> Derick and other members of the PHP development team,
> I am throwing my name in the hat for consideration as one of the PHP
> 8.0 release managers.
> Iâve interacted with many of you through the PHP project and the
> greater PHP community for the better part of 17 years. I am by no means
> a C guru, but I do have a good working knowledge of the internals, and
> I like to think I have a good pulse on the community and a good
> relationship with many of the previous release managers. I have
> experience developing and maintaining releases for other OSS software
> projects, and I would love the opportunity to volunteer more of my time
> to the PHP project.
> Thank you for the consideration!
I would be completely OK with a Golemon/Ramsey team for PHP 8.