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From Sylvain Wallez <sylvain.wal...@anyware-tech.com>
Subject Re: [vote] Cocoon citizenship for Matthew Langham
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2002 18:27:09 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>
>> On Wednesday 27 November 2002 14:45, Matthew Langham wrote:
>>
>>> . . .can't we add "Cocoon authors" to the PMC list :-).
>>
>>
>>
>> Can't we add "cocoon evangelists" to it?
>
>
> All right. I hereby propose Matthew Langham for commit access.
>
> What he will commit is up to him, hopefully something :)
>
> No, seriously, there has been a huge amount of discussions on 
> community@apache.org about the role of committership compared to 
> membership. Some projects have been accused to give away commit access 
> as *free candy*. I disagree. Delegation is a strenght.
>
> I'd rather have 20 idle committers than leaving a possible committer 
> out there.
>
> Committership is not about 'writing code', is about being 'a citizen 
> of the cocoon community'. And citizens have a passport that lets them 
> into the country easy. Our country is our CVS module.
>
> Result, I don't see why Matthew, which has helped cocoon immensively 
> and continously in the past 18 months, shouldn't deserve cocoon 
> citizenship.
>
> Place your vote.
>

+1 !

If he doesn't contribute code, he can certainly contribute docs, given 
the immense experience he gained by writing _the_ book (shouldn't say 
_the_ anymore since there's a second one, now).

Sylvain

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Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies
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