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From Martin Cooper <>
Subject Re: [vsf] sandbox etiquette
Date Thu, 27 Nov 2003 17:30:47 GMT
On Thu, 27 Nov 2003, John Keyes wrote:

> > "The right thing to do is to ask on the list or talk to the owners of
> > the component (see the STATUS file) before diving in. The owners may
> > not be still subscribed to the commons-dev list and so you might need
> > to contact them directly."
> If the owners are no longer subscribed to the commons-dev list why
> should they be contacted with regards to changes?  It seems that
> if a project is not active and someone would like to revive it
> then the only permission you need is from the list.

If you're already a Commons committer, all you need to do is add yourself
to the STATUS file. Item #15 in the guidelines of the Commons Charter

"Each committer has karma to all the packages, but committers are required
to add their name to a package's status file before their first commit to
that package."


For active components, of course, it's polite to ask first, but if there's
nothing else going on, you should feel free to jump right in and have at

Martin Cooper

> -John K
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