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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [announce] New Apache Harmony Committer : Nathan Beyer
Date Tue, 06 Jun 2006 08:11:43 GMT
Congratulations Nathan -- and well deserved.

There is an rsync delay of up to an hour between the update on minotaur
and the page appearing on the web server.  I see your update there now.

Regards,
Tim

Nathan Beyer wrote:
> Thanks everyone. I really appreciate it.
> 
> I did check in my first change to the repository (web site update) and
> updated the site as per the instructions, but my change doesn't seem to have
> shown up yet [1]. The updated file is out on server (minotaur), I can see it
> via ssh, but not via the web. Is there some caching going on at the server,
> or am I just doing (or not doing) something silly.
> 
> Thanks again.
> -Nathan
> 
> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/contributors.html
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Geir Magnusson Jr [mailto:geir@pobox.com]
>> Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 7:56 PM
>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: [announce] New Apache Harmony Committer : Nathan Beyer
>>
>> Please join the Apache Harmony PPMC in welcoming the project's newest
>> committer, Nathan Beyer.
>>
>> Nathan has 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 him.
>>
>> Nathan, as a first step to test your almighty powers of committership,
>> 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 as per the account email
>> 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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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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