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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Forrest Project Guidelines
Date Thu, 01 Jul 2004 17:22:23 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Dave Brondsema wrote:
> ...
> > That explanation helped.  
> 
> :-)

I too am glad, the whole discussion helped.

> > What about this: committers cannot vote, unless
> > they are a PMC member.  After the committer demonstrates he/she can work
> > well with us, we can propose they join the PMC.  The only people who stay
> > "just committers" would be most Lenya & Cocoon committers and
> > task-oriented committers who don't want to be more involved.
> > 
> > This keeps the committing roles to 2 instead of 3.
> 
> This is what I was proposing...

Great. Perhaps it just took time to get the message across.
Thanks Dave, that is a good summary.

> I'll have to update the voting doc to reflect this:
> http://incubator.apache.org/learn/voting.html
> 
> The notion of "developer" is not something we normally use,
> but that is defined.

Not sure what you mean here. We have a "dev" mailing
list, so we must have developers.

> http://www.apache.org/foundation/roles.html
> 
> These are users
> 
>   - User (that are on the user list)
>   - Developer (that are on the dev list,
>                we usually still call them users, as our users are
>                mostly also developers)

I would call them developers rather than users.

> These are committers (*):
> 
>   - Committer (non core group)
>   - PMC member (core group that can vote)
> 
> Then we have a step further that is about greater involvement in Apache:
> 
>   - Apache Member
>   - Board of Directors
>   - Officers

Meritocracy at work.

-- 
David Crossley


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