incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Newcomer, Eric" <Eric.Newco...@iona.com>
Subject RE: Policy on Initial Committership
Date Mon, 02 Oct 2006 14:54:01 GMT
How could they contribute when they were not given access?  These guys
have been asking for two weeks or more to be allowed to contribute, and
in some cases did not even receive a reply.

Eric

-----Original Message-----
From: Kulp, John Daniel 
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 4:17 PM
To: general@incubator.apache.org
Cc: Justin Erenkrantz
Subject: Re: Policy on Initial Committership


Justin,

On Sunday October 01 2006 3:22 pm, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> We've seen an example of this with Celtixfire.  So far, we're waiting
for
> an explanation (as those discussions did not occur in a place where
the
> Incubator PMC could provide any oversight), but the aggrieved parties
> believe they have been barred access to a project they felt they
> contributed to.

That's not it.   The issue is they have been barred access to a project
they 
have only expressed interest in contributed to.   They have not yet 
contributed anything (no code, no patches, little to no communication on
the 
dev list, etc...).   That is why the CXF mentors decided it was 
in-appropriate to give them commit access.   There name was on the
initial 
proposal, but after two months, there was still no contributions.  Those

individuals are basically stating that since there name was on the
proposal, 
that is enough to get the commit rights.

Basically, Jason and the other mentors thought the initial commiters
should 
actually be those who contribute/commit stuff.   Those who don't meet
that 
barrier haven't earned the commit rights, so why should they have commit

rights?

-- 
J. Daniel Kulp
Principal Engineer
IONA
P: 781-902-8727    C: 508-380-7194   F:781-902-8001
daniel.kulp@iona.com

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org



---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message