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From Sander Striker <stri...@apache.org>
Subject Re: better docs for new committer procedure
Date Mon, 23 May 2005 18:42:55 GMT
Roy T.Fielding wrote:
> Jackrabbit is following the procedures of the original Apache Group
> in adding new committers.  We nominate them first on the
> jackrabbit-private mailing list (which includes all of the existing
> Jackrabbit committers and any members who want to help incubation)
> and, if there are no objections, perform a formal vote in public.
> 
> I found that process to be more encouraging of new community members
> than the current httpd habit of doing the vote in private and
> simply giving the person commit access without so much as a notice
> on the public list saying that they had earned it.

Good point.  I like your approach.

Sander

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