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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposing for Apache Member?
Date Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:13:42 GMT
On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 7:23 AM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com> wrote:
> How can it be that 'Contributor' is not an official 'hat'-definition in the
> (explanatory) pages of the ASF? While so much importance is placed on
> correct usage of terminology in projects and elsewhere, based on those
> pages.
>
> Shouldn't the document
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#roles be amended (with
> respect to definitons 'User' and 'Developer) in such a way that it reflects
> that?

I don't think a generic "Contributor" adds much to that document. What
confusion about the term contributors would the hypothetical update
clarify?

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