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From Daniel Kulp <dk...@apache.org>
Subject Re: an experiment
Date Mon, 16 Aug 2010 18:23:53 GMT
On Monday 16 August 2010 2:15:32 pm Luciano Resende wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Benson Margulies
> 
> <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On committers there is a legal / procedural clarification called for.
> > Perhaps I'm just dense, but I got the strong impression from the recent
> > email at members@ that there was much more flexibility possible with
> > committer status than with releases -- that the iPMC could indeed make a
> > one-time, blanket, decision, that PPMC votes were sufficient for
> > committer status. To cite an example to support my position, I'm pretty
> > sure that GSOC students get commit privileges without formal PMC votes.
> 
> Could you clarify on what do you mean by your statement around GSoC
> Students. GSoC students are and should be tread as any other
> contributors to a project and should earn committer karma via regular
> channels (discuss/vote/etc). 

I think he's confusing getting commit karma on a project and getting an Apache 
account that would allow commit to a sandbox or similar.  For some projects, 
we had the students submit a ICLA and we had accounts created that gave them a 
walled off sandbox to commit their work into rather than have them creating 
forks or something off at GitHub or similar.   They don't have project commit 
karma to commit to trunk or branches or anything, just a very walled off 
sandbox.


-- 
Daniel Kulp
dkulp@apache.org
http://dankulp.com/blog

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