Re: [PHP-DEV] PHP 8.0 Release Manager Selection

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March 22, 2020 03:03 larry@garfieldtech.com ("Larry Garfield")
On Thu, Mar 19, 2020, at 1:16 PM, Ben Ramsey wrote:
> > On Mar 19, 2020, at 10:27, Derick Rethans <derick@php.net> 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. > > I’ve 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! > > Cheers, > Ben
I would be completely OK with a Golemon/Ramsey team for PHP 8. --Larry Garfield