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From Sanka Samaranayake <>
Subject Re: [IMPORTANT] Committer / PMC policy for Axis, and old WS committers
Date Thu, 01 Apr 2010 17:40:21 GMT
How do I check whether I've already moved as an axis committer?. I did 
add mine to[1] sometime back though.



On 03/01/10 15:50, Glen Daniels wrote:
> Hi all:
> So, we just passed a VOTE on the PMC list to use the following policies for
> the Axis project.
> 1. All Axis committers will also be PMC members.  The reasoning here is that
> if we trust you enough to change the code, you should get a binding vote for
> important decisions.
> 2. All VOTEs for committership will take place on the private PMC list.  This
> is analogous to the way members are elected.  The idea is to avoid any bad
> feelings if a given vote doesn't succeed for whatever reason.
> 3. If a VOTE for a new committer/PMC member passes, we'll invite that person
> privately, and once they accept we'll announce to the appropriate dev list
> and general@.
> Now... there have been a few people that were WS committers that apparently
> didn't notice the PMC switchover happening, so we also decided the following:
>   If you were a committer on the Web Services project and you missed the
> chance to move over as an Axis committer, you now have a chance to rectify
> this.  Please send a note to and let us know WITHIN
> THE NEXT TWO DAYS.  On Wednesday, we'll kick off a batch VOTE for all the
> stragglers at once, and we should be able to get your commit perms back by
> the weekend.
> (Nikil, this doesn't apply to you as you're already all set for
> committership, although we will have to VOTE you into the PMC since this
> policy wasn't yet agreed when we did your VOTE last week)
> Thanks,
> --Glen
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