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From Richard Liang <richard.lian...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [announce] New Apache Harmony Committers : Mikhail Loenko, George Harley, Stepan Mishura
Date Sun, 02 Apr 2006 14:59:38 GMT

Congratulations! ;-)

Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> 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

Richard Liang
China Software Development Lab, IBM 

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