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From Omar Gonzalez <>
Subject Re: Becoming a committer
Date Sun, 12 Aug 2012 14:48:37 GMT
On Sunday, August 12, 2012, Erik de Bruin wrote:

> >> In all, can someone in the know clarify "who you have to kill to
> >> become a committer"?
> >
> > It is up to the PPMC.
> Yes, that is how it is 'explained' in the documentation. But
> explaining WHO decides does not really answer the question: "how do I
> know if I'm ready to be considered, and, if not, how much of what does
> it take to be eligible for consideration?"
> To clarify: I, like many others (I imagine), have limited resources to
> donate to the project. Instead of hacking around patching patches and
> waiting for someone to get round to committing the code, I'd rather
> spend the little time I have coding, testing and submitting the result
> myself. I understand this is not a free for all and there is a process
> to the whole contributor -> committer road. But, having said that, I
> submit that some insight in the process and some transparency about
> the actual requirements will go a long way to keep us patchers
> patching along until "we get noticed by the PPMC"...
> EdB
> --
> Ix Multimedia Software
> Jan Luykenstraat 27
> 3521 VB Utrecht
> T. 06-51952295
> I.
> P.S. I would like everybody to know that as of this morning I broke my
> personal record for days lived.

There is no checklist.

There are no guidelines we can provide you.

Just keep submitting patches and contributing, that's how it happens.


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