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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Removing an intial committer from Wookie
Date Tue, 08 Sep 2009 10:14:34 GMT
Sorry to waste your time...

I just went to remove this committer and realised they are not named
as an initial committer after all. So no changes needed to the


2009/9/8 Ross Gardler <>:
> During the due dilligence process for Wookie one of the named initial
> committers refused to sign the iCLA. Upon investigation it emerged
> that the author was not sure of the provenance of some of his commits.
> I have no concerns about the code being brought into the ASF as the
> questionable code has been removed or rewritten (see quote from Scott
> below), but since this person is not signing a iCLA it means I need to
> remove him from the Wookie proposal. This will leave two initial
> committers both of whom have filed iCLAs.
> I assume that there is no need to call a new vote on acceptance of
> Wookie, and will proceed regardless. However, if someone has a concern
> please raise it.
> Ross
> PS re removal of questionable code Scott Wilson says: "With his
> cooperation I've now removed all his code from the project, and
> replaced it with new code I've written (and where this is derived from
> public examples/how-tos, noted this in comments). This wasn't a big
> job; most of the code wasn't actually called by the current codebase
> and could be safely removed without being replaced."
> --
> Ross Gardler
> OSS Watch - supporting open source in education and research

Ross Gardler

OSS Watch - supporting open source in education and research

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