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From Carol Frampton <cfram...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Becoming a committer
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:03:52 GMT


On 8/13/12 11 :49AM, "Guthmann, Scott" <sguthmann@on3solutions.com> wrote:

>> But, you did the right thing by asking your questions so that everyone
>>who wants to become a committer can understand the process a bit better
>>as well.  Thanks for your contributions so far, and I expect nothing
>>less from you in the future :-)
>I agree with Om - Erik has been doing a good job. I don't think who is a
>committer, a commenter or a contributor is a time sensitive decision. A
>few months ago - Justin McLean was doing so much work as a commenter /
>contributor, you wouldn't have known he wasn't a committer. His devotion
>and time commitment was so impressive that he was invited and approved
>quickly because his devotion was so meaningful. He is a good role model
>for all of us.
>
>But the exchange between Erik & Om brings up a question for me. There are
>several people who are on the committer list who haven't commented,
>haven't contributed via this mailing list, haven't opened or closed a
>JIRA ticket, and probably haven't done much in several months for the
>Apache Flex project. Would the project be hurt if those who are no longer
>dedicated & available enough to participate be removed as committers? Is
>there a data security reason strong enough to remove their access? I know
>their reputations & the project would benefit with their participation -
>however, for some, there has been 6 months of silence. Half a year of no
>contribution / participation seems too long.

Some time in the not too distant future, before we exit incubation, I have
heard there is the possibility that original committers who have
"disappeared" or maybe never appeared will be removed from the committer
list.  I know there are some Adobe employees in this category.

Carol


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