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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Need clarification on RTC... Yet again... was: [Proposal] Tracking the status of patches under RTC
Date Sun, 02 Jul 2006 20:44:59 GMT
> Sadly, I think RTC is shifting Geronimo from being a meritocracy to  
> being a bureaucracy.

I completely agree with this statement.

> And only things get done if you have friends in the PMC.  I've seen  
> several folks say RTC "Has been as success", and while yes, it has  
> increased communicatio, If you look back and try to compare what's  
> been committed to SVN against what has passed in RTC with 3 PMC  
> votes I'm sure you'll be hard pressed to find alot of examples of  
> "success".

And this too.

> I think RTC would be fine IF current implementation were slightly  
> tweaked to only require: 3 1+ from committers saying, yeah I think  
> that patch is a good idea. Notice the requirement for testing the  
> patch is gone.  The requirement or PMC member is gone.  This would  
> still generate all the discussion that we are seeing on the lists,  
> but now you at least have CHANCE of moving forward with a change.

And I completely agree with this too.


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