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From David Tanzer <stru...@guglhupf.net>
Subject Re: [announce] New Apache Harmony Committer : Nathan Beyer
Date Tue, 06 Jun 2006 13:41:11 GMT

On 06.06.2006, at 02:55, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

> 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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