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From John Kinsella <>
Subject Re: Maintainer/committer model for CloudStack
Date Wed, 16 May 2012 18:31:33 GMT
On May 15, 2012, at 9:21 PM, David Nalley wrote:
> This is a discussion still - no need to move it away from this list IMO.
> John - thanks for writing this up.
> So there's a mixture of our own terminology and ASF terminology - and
> I propose that we start with a lexicon, and here's what I'd suggest:
> Contributors - people who contribute in one way or another to the project
> Committers - people who have commit access to the project's repo(s)
> Maintainers - volunteers from the pool of committers who have stepped
> forward to shepherd a single module. This is not a position of
> authority - but rather one of responsibility - to ensure coding
> standards are met, that accepted patches don't break things, etc.

Is this statement valid?

"In general, maintainers only have commit rights on the module for which they are responsible"

Is CS going to manage commit rights at this level of granularity?

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