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From Joe Dreimann <joachim.dreim...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: Relaxing access control to the Bloodhound source
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2013 21:58:40 GMT
I see a far bigger risk of not receiving contributions than of receiving poor quality / malicious
contributions at this point. If this is a proven approach for svn, I have no objection to
the change.

- Joe

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On 7 Jan 2013, at 21:06, Branko ─îibej <brane@wandisco.com> wrote:

> There was recently a long debate on the (private) members@ list about
> lowering technical barriers for commit access. As a result, the
> Subversion project has already changed its access control settings so
> that any ASF committer can make changes to the Subversion source code.
> 
> I propose that Bloodhound does the same.
> 
> I have to point out that making this change would /not/ mean that
> everyone has license to fiddle with the Bloodhound source code without
> prior consent from the BH dev community. Project member status must
> still be earned, but the proposed change means that contributions from
> ASF committers would use up a lot less of the BH developers' time.
> 
> The proponents of this change are hoping that eventually, most of the
> ASF projects will move to a more relaxed access control model.
> Bloodhound, having a relatively small and homogeneous community, would
> likely profit by lowering the bar for new contributors.
> 
> -- Brane
> 
> -- 
> Branko ─îibej
> Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
> 

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