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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Re: [VOTE] Tim Kim as committer
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:38:09 GMT
I've started that here:

http://wiki.apache.org/cordova/BecomingACommitter


Cordova community: we should hash this out. Discuss here/contribute to the
article!

On 3/23/12 10:26 AM, "Jukka Zitting" <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>> I'm confused as to why we have to have *any* barriers to entry,
>>especially
>> if the community votes on committership anyways.
>>
>> I would be a fan of a "if x people vote +1, and no one voted -1, let the
>> person in" mentality.
>>
>> What downsides does this approach pose?
>
>It should be fine as long as the same criteria is applied to all
>members of the community. We don't want a situation where only one of
>two otherwise identical community members gets nominated and voted in
>while the other is either not nominated in the first place or rejected
>with a -1 vote. Having the expected level of contribution (even if
>it's just "show up on the mailing list and ask to be given commit
>access") written down somewhere as Ross suggested helps prevent this
>problem.
>
>Note also that by granting someone membership in the (P)PMC, you also
>give them veto power [1] over all code changes. That's not necessarily
>a problem, just something to take in to account when inviting new
>people.
>
>[1] http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html#Veto
>
>BR,
>
>Jukka Zitting


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