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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 Wed, 13 Jul 2005 01:55:32 GMT
that was i think meant for Jeff and Aaron (too many email to
remember!!!. we sure are burning more cycles on this than it's worth.)

-- dims

On 7/12/05, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> I hardly knew any of you...yet i supported as much as i could even
> during the early stages. same thing am doing with beehive/wsrp4j/muse
> (anything that as a ws component whether they are destined for ws pmc
> or not). remember, this is an open-source project!!!!!!!
> 
> what is it that you are afraid of? (that a few technical -1's on code
> checkin would not handle?)
> 
> -- dims
> 
> On 7/12/05, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geirm@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Jul 12, 2005, at 5:47 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:
> > >
> > > 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
> > >
> > >> +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)
> > >>
> > >
> > > -1.  Thats not fair to the community.  I would ACL it...let them
> > > prove themselves individually before being given the keys to the
> > > car.  This is only fair to all the other folks who had to prove
> > > their commitment to community.
> >
> > Let me ask a question - how do you define and measure commitment?
> >
> > Clearly, we have traditionally used "demonstrated interest in the
> > project" as a yardstick, as well as  "demonstrated contribution to
> > the project"?  That's really what we're concerned about, right?
> >
> > I think that people can do this in different ways.  David Jencks
> > throws tons of time at code.  I throw tons of time at less technical,
> > and more at community, administrative and legal issues.
> >
> > Would it be sufficient for someone to take software that they
> > created, maybe even built a business on, and not only offered to
> > donate with no strings attached to the project for us to do with as
> > we wish, but also offered an even more precious commodity, interested
> > and dedicated people to work on it, to ask for a place at the table?
> >
> > geir
> >
> > --
> > Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> > geirm@apache.org
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> Davanum Srinivas -http://blogs.cocoondev.org/dims/
> 


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

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