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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is it a mountain? (Re: Donation of Admin Console- request for help)
Date Tue, 12 Jul 2005 20:59:11 GMT
PMC's can maintain separate ACL's for each svn thingy. Get them to
become Apache committers, setup a separate svn area for them to work.
Then VOTE them into regular geronimo project when you think they are
ready (each person on their merit).

-- dims

On 7/12/05, Aaron Mulder <ammulder@alumni.princeton.edu> wrote:
>         I'm sorry, I don't agree that donating code should entitle a
> company to nominate committers.  Even separating the issue of donating
> code, I don't like adding committers when we don't know them, aren't
> familiar with their work, etc.  I think it will be hard to convince me
> otherwise, but I am known to be conservative in this regard.  :)
> 
>         Given the above, I prefer the incubator because we can all get to
> know each other there, the people who know the code can have immediate
> commit on the code (as can interested Geronimo folks), we can start
> working and evaluate the donation before deciding where it belongs
> long-term, etc.  It would be slightly more difficult to integrate with
> Geronimo for testing purposes, but we face similar issues with OpenEJB and
> TranQL already.  On this, I am willing to be convinced that some kind of
> Geronimo sub-area is best, but I think the incubator is better as a
> general rule.
> 
>         As for why we need general rules, I don't fancy having this
> extended dialogue every time there's a donation on the table.  I used to
> think we wouldn't have that many donations, but after 2 in the last month,
> I'm not so sure.
> 
>         And, of course, I support David J's statement of mentoring
> principles and so on.
> 
> Aaron
> 
> On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > +1 to accept both the console and trifork code. Let Geir worry about
> > paperwork. (Ask for a software grant from both companies such that we
> > can place the code in our SVN.)
> > +1 to accept new folks from these contrib as "regular" committers (we
> > can have a public vote once we get list of people from these 2
> > companies)
> >
> > Why is this so difficult?
> >
> > -- dims
> >
> > On 7/12/05, Bruce Snyder <bruce.snyder@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > After rereading this entire discussion, I'm still not sure that we've
> > > provided the requested guidance to the original reqeust that started
> > > this thread. What's more, given the debate that has taken place, I'm
> > > not sure that there's a consensus in any one direction. So I've got a
> > > couple of questions:
> > >
> > > 1) Is this the same management console that I downloaded from Gluecode
> > > as the Joe evaluation licensed product?
> > >
> > > 2) Will the management console come straight to Geronimo or go through
> > > the Incubator?
> > >
> > > One additional suggestion on the table seemed to surround the
> > > establishment of policies surrounding code donation. I'm not clear on
> > > why some people feel that policies need to be established. Why are
> > > people so hung up on establishing policies for so many things? IMO,
> > > rules for rules sake is just silly. I think we need to test the waters
> > > with some code donations before we go so far as to establish policies
> > > and precedents. Let's please crawl before we walk.
> > >
> > > Bruce
> > > --
> > > perl -e 'print unpack("u30","D0G)U8V4\@4VYY9&5R\"F)R=6-E+G-N>61E<D\!G;6%I;\"YC;VT*"
> > > );'
> > >
> > > The Castor Project
> > > http://www.castor.org/
> > >
> > > Apache Geronimo
> > > http://geronimo.apache.org/
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Davanum Srinivas -http://blogs.cocoondev.org/dims/
> >
> 


-- 
Davanum Srinivas -http://blogs.cocoondev.org/dims/

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