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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Is it a mountain? (Re: Donation of Admin Console- request for help)
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2005 17:51:04 GMT
On 7/12/2005 7:28 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:

>Its not fear....
>Its fairness to the community...we have a lot of people who have contributed
>in one way or another and would like to be a committer, but are not.  I
>think there is something to say not only for the contributions, but the
>commitment to the project.  IMHO the "commit" of committer also means
>commitment.  The last thing we want to do is offer full commitership to a
>couple of commercial entities out-of-the-box.  I think that would give the
>wrong impressions to the community.
>In addition, I think its fair to say that we should get to know the team
>players before giving them the keys to the house.
>Given that this is an open source project, it should follow the unwritten
>rules of acquiring committership.  IMHO, donating code does not guarantee
>commitment to the project.
>I really don't see an issue with ACLing off an area, be it the sandbox,
>sub-project, or incubation, with the aspect of stating that if they show the
>commitment, they will be granted karma.  It's the way its mostly been done,
>and I see no reason this should change now.

This reflects my sentiments as well.


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