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From "Scherler, Thorsten" <>
Subject Re: [PMC] contribution procedure
Date Sun, 18 Jul 2004 13:38:15 GMT
David Crossley wrote:

> Scherler, Thorsten wrote:
>>David Crossley wrote:
>>>This is not our way. It should be that stuff gets contributed,
>>>we commit it, then we work on it, then we decide whether to
>>>keep it, then we release it.
>>>Sure, there are other situations where the committer will need
>>>to judge whether the work is able to be committed at all, e.g.
>>>perhaps legal issues, or maybe not appropriate to Forrest mission.
>>>Your enthusiasm is definitely admired Thorsten, but we
>>>need to follow the way that we know is a good procedure.
>>Then write them down! I am too new to forrest to know all this rules 
>>that exist but are not written down!
> That is just the way that things are commonly done at all
> Apache projects and really just taken for granted. So it
> is not just Forrest in particular.

I am with lenya in the incubator, that means I am still learning the asf 
way of doing things ;-)

...and being before a release has project specific rules I reckon. ASF 
wide similar but project specific sets of do's and don't´s. Adding 
something that seems not to work is IMO something that is discusable.

> Yes it does need to be written down. We will use the words
> from this discussion to add some documents somewhere.
would be a good place IMO.

King regards
  <name>Thorsten Scherler</name>
    "My task which I am trying to achieve is,
     by the power of the written word,
     [...] to make you see."
     *Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)*

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