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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: GSoC & Temporary commit access accounts
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2011 20:58:40 GMT
On 21 July 2011 21:55, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Personally I feel that GSoC students should earn commit access just
>> like anyone else.
>
> I have a lot of sympathy for Greg's position. Treating 'committer' as
> a single monolithic category drives people away.

(I'll ignore the fact that you have cut the part of my message in
which I say we shouldn't force my opinion on people)

> A typical problem case is someone who sets out to undertake a big,
> complex, contribution.

That is not a GSoC case. So is irrelevant to this discussion (but is
certainly relevant to giving commit access in general).

Ross

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