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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Karma granting (RE: svn commit: r611633)
Date Fri, 18 Jan 2008 19:00:52 GMT

On Jan 18, 2008, at 5:14 AM, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:

> On Jan 15, 2008 3:00 AM, Noel J. Bergman <> wrote:
>>> To grant this authorization, update the file
>>>   infrastructure/trunk/subversion/authorization/asf-authorization
>> Please note: there is special karma required to edit that file.   
>> PMC Chairs have it, as do select others.  In the Incubator, we are  
>> blessed to have a fair number of PMC members who do have karma for  
>> asf-authorization, but we do not give out *that* karma.  So not all  
>> Mentors will be able to grant authorizations.  They should simply  
>> follow through to make sure that any of us who *do* have the karma,  
>> implement the karma grant.
> +1
> most people who have this karma gained it by working as a chair or in
> the infrastructure team. members do not require this karma as part of
> their oversight role so it make sense to restrict it to just those
> that need it.
> IMO granting authorization is a task for the chair and it's important
> to talk about the role rather than just karma.

I don't think that granting karma to podlings should be a task for the  
incubator PMC chair.

It just doesn't scale.

> - robert
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Craig Russell
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