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From Morgan Delagrange <>
Subject Re: [beanutils] moving reflection classes out of beanutils
Date Fri, 06 Dec 2002 20:43:18 GMT
--- robert burrell donkin
<> wrote:


> the guidelines have an inbuilt mechanism whereby
> components may - if they 
> wish - prevent a new existing commons committer
> joining. that is, they can 
> veto the addition of the committers name to the list
> of developers for the 
> component.
> - robert

Are you sure about that?  I don't see that anywhere:

AFAIK there are no restrictions on existing committers
working on other existing components.  If you're
implying that committers can exercise their veto on
the actual commit of a new developer's name to the
STATUS file, that's not so.  Commits can only be
vetoed for valid technical reasons.  I can't imagine
the technical justification for "you can't work on my

Adding your name to the STATUS file is a courtesy. 
Nobody should be ostracized for not doing it:

Version 1.8:

Version 1.6:

- Morgan

Morgan Delagrange

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