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From Mads Toftum <m...@toftum.dk>
Subject Re: Policy on Initial Committership
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2006 08:51:29 GMT
On Sun, Oct 08, 2006 at 08:52:56PM -0400, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> I disagree with filtering even inactive old contributors to an
> incoming project (at least for open source projects, I'm not sure how
> I feel with regard to inactive contributors to proprietary code that's
> being contributed).  I think it would be quite wrong if a former
> contributor were to show up 6 months after the project moved to the
> ASF and had to jump through all sorts of hoops to gain access to the
> code again.  At the very least we should have some provision for
> preemptively marking inactive people as emeritus committers, who can
> come back at any time.
> 
So you want to give commit to people who don't even ask for it?
That seems like taking it a step too far for me.
If someone turns up 6 months down the line, I'm sure the people who came
with the podling will be quick to get a vote going and the formality in
place.

vh

Mads Toftum
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