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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Forrest Project Guidelines
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2004 09:16:01 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> ...
> > Developers
> > ----------
> > These people are contributers who make more substantial
> > contributions. They get more involved in discussion,
> > especially discussion about design issues, help with
> > solving major issues, provide patches with new and
> > improved functionality. They would participate on both
> > the "dev" and "user" mailing lists.
> Some developers can be given partial or time limited commit access, to 
> be able to give a more substantial contribution to the project without 
> necessarily becoming stably part of it.

Then we would need to qualify our statement about how
a committer can become part of the PMC.

Gee i am still not happy with this levels of committership,
but i might be getting warmer.

> All commit accesses to developers must be given with the direct 
> supervision of at least one PMC mmember, and must be voted favorably by 
> the PMC.

I am not clear what "supervison" means. I would have thought
that all committers are supervising anyway, because it is
one responsibility to keep oversight on the svn@forrest
commit logs.

> Being a developer, with or without commit access, is a necessary step 
> for becoming a project committer.

Good point.


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