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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <>
Subject Re: Karma granting (RE: svn commit: r611633)
Date Fri, 18 Jan 2008 13:14:26 GMT
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.


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.

- robert

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