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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Granting committer status to log4net developers
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2004 23:09:05 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> 
> Eh.  I think community doesn't matter at all when the Incubator is 
> simply performing accountable legal oversight.  If a TLP says they want 
> a codebase from the outside, and we have determined that there are no 
> legal impediments to that codebase from entering the ASF, then that 
> should be that...

but that's *not* all it's supposed to be doing.  that's the stuff
it *must* do for the legal well-being of the asf.  for the social
well-being, it also is supposed to ensure that people coming in
with a new codebase understand how the asf works, how the voting
model functions, the release process, peer review, et cetera.  one
of the reasons the incubator came into existence was because apparently
a *lot* of people had become committers withoug any of that ever being
made clear.  ref the 'why the hell should i want to be an asf member'
discussion last year.
-- 
#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Golux.Com/coar/
Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/

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