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From Dan Diephouse <>
Subject Re: Accounts, Commit Karma & PPMC membership for CXF
Date Sat, 07 Oct 2006 15:33:55 GMT
Hi Mika,

Mika Göckel wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> I followed the discussion on incubator-general and I think the way 
> you/they are dealing with this issue is the most transparent possible.
> Even if I didn't take part in the discussion myself, I felt somewhat 
> involved as well.
Good :-)
> You know that I haven't been the most active committer of XFire in the 
> past and I certainly will not be the most active for CXF in the future 
> as well and you know that it isn't laziness but workload that holds 
> people like me from taking a bigger piece of the cake. I admire you 
> and the other very active committers but I have difficulties following 
> the pace you are moving forward. On the other hand, I find it 
> indispensible to have a very diverse community including people only 
> stepping in occasionally -- like myself.
Agreed about having a diverse community. Not everyone can be "the most 
active" committer afterall. People are welcome no matter how big of a 
chunk they tackle.
> I've got an apache account already, but I would like to have write 
> access to the wiki and committer status for JIRA, so that I can be 
> assigned issues.
What are your JIRA & Confluence user names? I can give you access, but I 
need to know them.
> If you can cope with me being one of the least active committers, I'd 
> be proud to be a part of the project.
In that case, welcome aboard :-)
> Mika
> Dan Diephouse schrieb:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> First, thanks for your patience as we've tried to figure out a 
>> resolution to the problem of commit rights and CXF. I think we've all 
>> learned a bit more about the Apache process. (And hopefully helped 
>> define it a bit better! ;-))
>> The CXF PPMC/Incubator PMC has passed a resolution on how to move 
>> forward. Here is what was decided:
>> 1. The list of committers from the original proposal will stay 
>> exactly the same.
>> 2. When you need an account and if you are on the aforementioned 
>> list, then email the cxf-dev list asking for an account. After 3 +1s 
>> are tallied, you can email The 3 +1s are needed so 
>> we are aware when people get accounts and also so you the Apache 
>> account creator knows that you have been approved for commit karma. 
>> Public records are a good thing :-)
>> 3. If you want to be on the PPMC, email the dev list and we will add 
>> you to the PPMC.
>> 4. At some future point, yet to be determined (possibly at 
>> graduation), we will be taking a look at the project membership and 
>> culling it. This means that if you haven't contributed anything you 
>> probably aren't going to be part of the graduated Apache project. No 
>> specific actions are being planned at this point though - we just 
>> want you to be aware that this may happen in the future. Note that 
>> this has absolutely nothing to do with not wanting people to be 
>> involved, its a matter of meritocracy. We do want to get everyone 
>> involved and I hope we can do so.
>> With that said, lets get on with it, write code/docs and get M1 out! :-D
>> Cheers,
>> - Dan
- Dan

Dan Diephouse
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