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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 08:18:36 GMT
p.s.  IIRC you are a Harmony Authorized Contributor, so your status is
an 'A' rather than a 'R', right?

Tim Ellison wrote:
> 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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> 

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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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