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From Donald Woods <dwo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] write access to GMOxSITE
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2008 14:00:05 GMT
What you outlined below sounds good.  +1


-Donald


Joe Bohn wrote:
> 
> Aside from the summary/questions listed by Hernan on 4/28 (with response 
> by Kevan on 4/28, 5/23 and comment by Hernan on 5/28) ... I don't see 
> any other conclusion or summary.  There is also some reference to the 
> spaces and groups in our wiki [3] ... but it isn't very specific on 
> these points beyond the presence of the groups and a brief descriptions. 
>  The PMC vote requirement was dropped by Kevan in the 4/28 response.
> 
> Also, on 4/18 David Blevins added this comment in the thread:
> "I definitely think our website should remain restricted to committers. 
>  I sort of see that as separate from the rest of our spaces. "
> 
> 
> Based on what we have been doing since this discussion and the way 
> things are configured at the moment in confluence this seems to be the 
> current approach:
> 
> 1. Access to all of our wiki spaces is via the geronimo-contributor 
> group (geronimo-committers also has access to all wiki spaces).
> 2. Any user with a CLA on file can be granted access to the 
> geronimo-contributor group without a PMC vote.
> 3. The only record maintained of write access is in the 
> geronimo-contributors group itself.
> 4. Geronimo site authorization (GMOxSITE) is exclusively administered 
> via the geronimo-committers group.
> 5. Only those with commit authority on Geronimo are currently included 
> in the geronimo-committers group.
> 
> 
> I agree that getting more folks contributing on doc is a very good 
> thing.  We have accomplished that via the CLA wiki access.  However, it 
> seems to me that write access to our site requires a bit more trust. The 
> site is the official face of Geronimo to the outside world.  I'm 
> inclined to keep this restricted to committers but I'm certainly open to 
> other ideas.
> 
> 
> [3] 
> http://cwiki.apache.org/geronimo/geronimo-cwiki-documentation-architecture.html 
> 
> 
> 
> Joe
> 
> 
> 
> Ted Kirby wrote:
>> Kevan's proposal to start the discussion in the thread you referenced
>> seems good to me.  What was the end result of the discussion?  Is the
>> agreed-upon process documented somewhere?  I agree with Donald.
>> Having a CLA on file would be a good pre-req to me.  It seems Kevan
>> also proposed an additional pre-req of being anointed a contributor by
>> PMC vote, which also seems fine to me.  Getting more folks who are
>> willing and able to contribute to doc seems a very good thing to me!
>>
>> Ted
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 10:06 AM, Donald Woods <dwoods@apache.org> wrote:
>>> And we also need to consider this for the Powered by Geronimo page 
>>> that we
>>> keep talking about adding in GMOxSITE and allowing others to help
>>> maintain....
>>>
>>> I don't have a strong opinion either way. Having a CLA on file would be
>>> enough for me to let someone have access to GMOxSITE, but I'm not 
>>> sure what
>>> the ASF stance is on project web sites....
>>>
>>>
>>> -Donald
>>>
>>>
>>> Joe Bohn wrote:
>>>> I suspect that we want to limit write access to GMOxSITE to Geronimo
>>>> committers only .... but thought it should be officially discussed and
>>>> clarified, hence this note:
>>>>
>>>> Back when we discussed write access to our wiki [1] we were focused 
>>>> just
>>>> on the wiki itself.  However, in some subsequent discussions 
>>>> GMOxSITE was
>>>> mentioned as well.  We now have a request for write access to 
>>>> GMOxSITE by a
>>>> Geronimo contributor with a CLA on file.  I believe that the unspoken
>>>> intention was that access to GMOxSITE should be only granted to 
>>>> Geronimo
>>>> committers.   Is that correct?  This request is coming from the 
>>>> discussion
>>>> on adding some Accessibility guidelines [2].
>>>>
>>>> I think it would be ok to add the guidelines to the wiki and point 
>>>> to them
>>>> from our site.  I also think it would be ok to include them directly 
>>>> in the
>>>> site if added by a committer.  Would it be necessary to  add the
>>>> contribution to a JIRA (with rights granted to Apache) for the latter?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> [1]
>>>> http://www.nabble.com/-DISCUSS--Policy-for-granting-write-access-to-our-Wiki-tt16724609s134.html#a16724609

>>>>
>>>>
>>>> [2]
>>>> http://www.nabble.com/Re%3A-Fixing-usability-accessibility-issues-in-Admin-Console-p19025657s134.html

>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Joe
>>>>
>>
> 
> 

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