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From "Martijn Dashorst" <martijn.dasho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re: [VOTE] Policy on Initial Committership
Date Sun, 01 Oct 2006 19:57:04 GMT
Isn't there a rule that the community should be diverse, i.e. not
dependent on one company? How doesn't this affect the proposal's
initial list of committers/ppmc members?

Martijn

On 10/1/06, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:
> On 10/1/06, Mads Toftum <mads@toftum.dk> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 11:32:44AM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > > -1.  I think your response is extremely misguided.  In this situation,
> > we
> > > would accept code without allowing the people who contributed it further
> > > access: that is completely unfair.
> > >
> > > If we do not accept the people, we don't accept the code.  -- justin
> >
> > So are you suggesting we boot out a project like xxxxxxx? or are
> > you happy with incubator projects being fully open for companies
> > stacking their employees in to "own" a project?
> > I for one find it quite worrying that it is entirely possible to list
> > something like 10 or 15 of your employees on a proposal and sidestep the
> > whole meritocracy issue.
>
>
> I do too. And with the number of projects coming in with sizeable numbers of
> committers these days, I wonder how long it will be before the committers
> coming in this way will outnumber those whose committership is based on (ASF
> earned) merit. It seems to me that this could change the fundamental nature
> of the ASF.
>
> --
> Martin Cooper
>
>
> vh
> >
> > Mads Toftum
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