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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [discussion] Committer Addition Process
Date Wed, 21 Sep 2005 04:01:26 GMT

On Sep 20, 2005, at 6:24 PM, Brett Porter wrote:

> On 9/21/05, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geirm@apache.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> 4) A committer will lose commit status after 4 months of inactivity.
>> In order to regain commit status, that person must begin
>> participating by offering a patch, new code, etc :)
>>
>>
>
> This seems too much in the long run, but I do think that it is  
> necessary to
> have a low barrier to entry now, and then trimming back the  
> committer list
> to active people at either some milestone point or down the track if
> applying for TLP is appropriate.

Many projects do this.  HTTPD and Jakarta both have 6 month policies,  
IIRC, with low barrier to re-entry.  It just helps keep things neat  
and clean.

>
> If you intend to be adding a whole lot of new committers, there  
> needs to be
> some way to continue to contribute via JIRA/ML while the account is  
> created
> though, and this takes some time (unless Geir is intending to turn  
> them all
> around himself immediately with his new found powers :)

My powers are now mighty and vast! :)

geir

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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