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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Write access to attic SVN website files
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2012 00:05:44 GMT
On 12 August 2012 18:16, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
> Ambivalent :)
>
> I do strongly believe that attic should equal attic-pmc. ie) there's
> no real issue with the current setup as you should be on the PMC (so
> should Henning).

There are two disadvantages to this:
- it forces potential editors to join the PMC; they then need to
subscribe to private@attic
- updating the PMC requires a vote and a board ACK

An alternative might be to permit @members (or even @committers) to
edit the Attic site.

> Hen
>
> On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 6:42 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Access to the Attic SVN files (used to create the attic website) is
>> currently restricted to attic-pmc members.
>>
>> This is a bit unusual; normally SVN access is granted to the TLP unix
>> group (which should include all the PMC members).
>>
>> I think it would make sense to change the Attic SVN to allow access by
>> anyone in the attic unix group, which can then be expanded as
>> necessary to allow non-PMC members to update the website.
>>
>> [The attic PMC group would still be required to provide access to any
>> private SVN areas under /pmc/]
>>
>> This is not totally altruistic, as I'd like to request access to be
>> able to help maintain the Attic pages; I don't particularly need/want
>> to join the Attic PMC as well.
>> Changing the SVN site access LDAP group would make it easier to grant
>> access to all, not just me!
>>
>> Note: at present the Attic Unix group contains everyone in the Attic
>> PMC group, with the addition of henning

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