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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] What about moving out teh Incubator ?
Date Tue, 29 Sep 2015 11:49:26 GMT
On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 6:20 PM, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-09-28 at 16:50 +0200, C├ędric Champeau wrote:
>> We already have "non code committing" committers. Russel Winder and
>> Dierk
>> Koenig are examples. They can be seen as gate keepers of the Groovy
>> community, and they accepted to become committers even though they
>> haven't
>> submitted any piece of code for a long time. I think this has been
>> addressed already. We are just making sure that new committers are
>> really,
>> people committed to the project.
>
> I think this works well as a phrasing to get past all the tension over
> labels and roles: Committers are people who commit to serving the
> project, this has nothing at all to do with committing pull requests to
> the mainline repository.

Well said. I typically explain it to folks that at ASF, committers are those
who have a strong commitment to the project, not git/svn commit bit set.

Thanks,
Roman.

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