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From "bootjvm" <boot...@earthlink.net>
Subject RE: [announce] New Apache Harmony Committers : Mikhail Loenko, GeorgeHarley, Stepan Mishura
Date Fri, 31 Mar 2006 13:15:53 GMT

Congrats, gentlemen!  Keep up the good work!

Best regards,

Dan Lydick

> [Original Message]
> From: Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com>
> To: <harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org>
> Date: 3/31/06 6:02:39 AM
> Subject: [announce] New Apache Harmony Committers : Mikhail Loenko,
GeorgeHarley, Stepan Mishura
> Please join the Apache Harmony PPMC in welcoming the projects 3 newest 
> committers :
>    Stepan Mishura, Mikhail Loenko and George Harley
> These three individuals have shown sustained dedication to the project, 
> an ability to work well with others, and share the common vision we have 
> for Harmony. We all continue to expect great things from them.
> Gentlemen, as a first step to test your almighty powers of committitude, 
> please update the committers page on the website.  That should be a good 
>   (and harmless) exercise to test if everything is working.
> Things to do :
> 1) test ssh-ing to the server people.apache.org.
> 2) Change your login password on the machine
> 3) Add a public key to .ssh so you can stop using the password
> 4) Set your SVN password  : just type 'svnpasswd'
> At this point, you should be good to go.  Checkout the website from svn 
> and update it.  See if you can figure out how.
> Also, for your main harmony/enhanced/classlib/trunk please be sure that 
> you have checked out via 'https' and not 'http' or you can't check in. 
> You can switch using "svn switch". (See the manual)
> Finally, although you now have the ability to commit, please remember :
> 1) continue being as transparent and communicative as possible.  You 
> earned committer status in part because of your engagement with others. 
>   While it was a  "have to" situation because you had to submit patches 
> and defend them, but we believe it is a "want to".  Community is the key 
> to any Apache project.
> 2)We don't want anyone going off and doing lots of work locally, and 
> then committing.  Committing is like voting in Chicago - do it early and 
> often.  Of course, you don't want to break the build, but keep the 
> "commit bombs" to an absolute minimum, and warn the community if you are 
> going to do it - we may suggest it goes into a branch at first.  Use 
> branches if you need to.
> 3) Always remember that you can **never** commit code that comes from 
> someone else, even a co-worker.  All code from someone else must be 
> submitted by the copyright holder (either the author or author's 
> employer, depending) as a JIRA, and then follow up with the required 
> ACQs and BCC.
> Again, thanks for your hard work so far, and welcome.
> The Apache Harmony PPMC

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