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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Who we are] How to become an inactive commiter ;-)
Date Wed, 10 Aug 2005 14:15:19 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Cyriaque Dupoirieux wrote:
> > Johannes Schaefer a ?crit :
> > >Ross Gardler schrieb:
> > >>Cyriaque Dupoirieux wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>  The *Who we are* page : http://forrest.apache.org/who.html does not
> > >>>explain why some commiters are inactive ?
> > >>>  (Hope it's not a punishment :-) )
> > >>>
> > >>Good point, in fact I am not sure when we consider a committer inactive.
> > >>On other projects it is not contributed directly (i.e. post to list,
> > >>record an issue, contribute to docs, make a patch etc.) for six months.
> > 
> > >>I don't see anything on our website about this. Is it recorded anywhere?
> 
> No. It is something that we still need to decide
> as a project. As you will see, our f.a.o/guidelines.html
> are not yet finished.
> 
> Six months since a commit sounds reasonable.
> However as you can see from
> http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/who.html
> no-one ever cleans up the list. I suppose that
> could be something for the PMC chair to just do from
> time-to-time.

However, if someone is still talking occasionally on
the mailing list as i see Johannes doing, then they
would still be considered "active". Do other people
reckon that too?

-David

> > >Don't know about the others or documentation
> > >but I put my name into inactive since I cannot
> > >work on forrest these days ... hope I'll return,
> > >soon (I'm on a cocoon adventure trip ;-)
> > >
> > I was precisely wandering why you were inactive, Johannes. (and I was 
> > wandering who decided to inactivate you :-( )
> 
> The best situation is as Johannes said. Put yourself
> in the inactive list if you go away. Whenever you come
> back then move yourself up.
> 
> -David

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