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From Daniel Gruno <>
Subject Re: recognizing valuable non-code contributions
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:26:14 GMT
Top-posting because yay ponies!
We've elected people committers in HTTPd solely due to them helping out
on IRC. There is no rule that says you must write aaaaanything down in a
file (code or documentation or otherwise) to become a committer :)

Any contribution can count towards merit.

With regards,
On 10/13/2016 06:24 PM, Ian Dunlop wrote:
> Hello,
> I second Bertrand. Just elect them as committers. Whether it is code,
> documentation or answering questions, everything is a "commitment" and
> of equal value. That's the way we see it in Apache Taverna.
> Cheers,
> Ian
> On 13/10/16 15:48, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 3:50 PM, A. Soroka <> wrote:
>>> ...1) Just elect these folks as committers with the understanding that anyone
responsible enough
>>> to be at the heart of the community will presumably not do anything rash with
committer privileges,
>>> and anyway, version control is there for a reason...
>> That's how all projects that I've been active in do it.
>> The idea is that those folks become committers not because they are
>> committing code to the project, but because they are committed to it.
>> And it's also fine to have such people on your PMC of course.
>> -Bertrand
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