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Subject svn commit: r1540108 - /accumulo/site/trunk/content/git.mdtext
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:28:08 GMT
Author: billie
Date: Fri Nov  8 16:28:07 2013
New Revision: 1540108

added documentation on committer responsibilities


Modified: accumulo/site/trunk/content/git.mdtext
--- accumulo/site/trunk/content/git.mdtext (original)
+++ accumulo/site/trunk/content/git.mdtext Fri Nov  8 16:28:07 2013
@@ -199,6 +199,20 @@ named `1.4.4-snapshot` or similar.
 ### Reviewing contributor changes
+It is always the responsibility of committers to determine that a patch is
+intended and able to be contributed.  From the
+[new committer's guide](
+"Please take care to ensure that patches are original works which have been
+clearly contributed to the ASF in public. In the case of any doubt (or when a
+contribution with a more complex history is presented) please consult your
+project PMC before committing it."
+Extra diligence may be necessary when code is contributed via a pull request.
+Committers should verify that the contributor intended to submit the code as a 
+Contribution under the [Apache License](
+When pulling the code, committers should also verify that the commits pulled match the 
+list of commits sent to the Accumulo dev list in the pull request.
 **Patches** -- Developers should use the following steps to apply patches from

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