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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Forrest Project Guidelines
Date Sat, 03 Jul 2004 14:52:11 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> > 
> >>Dave Brondsema wrote:
> >>
> >>>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...
> > 
> > The part that i was stuck with in writing the current
> > Guidelines is that we were trying to introduce a role
> > that just does their work in the SVN repository and
> > does not have a person<AT>apache.org UNIX/mail account.
> > So that makes them a different type of committer.
> 
> I got a reply on the member mailing list: committers have no binding votes.

Yes i saw that. It is great to start to get some consistency
across projects in this regard.

> Hence I have updated a doc on the main Apache site and I'll be 
> converting also the voting doc.
> 
> Take a look here in the meantime and see how it looks like.
> 
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#meritocracy

Nice evolution. Soon we will be able to link to them and
minimise our guidelines. Thanks.

-- 
David Crossley


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