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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: When a committer leaves ...
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2010 01:50:20 GMT
Many graduating projects trim their list of committers / ppmc members, primarily because the
list of initial committers rarely reflects the active people on the project.

In your case just ask infra to remove the committer from the project acl.

Sent from my iPhone

On Aug 23, 2010, at 9:44 PM, Benson Margulies <> wrote:

Could I shake an opinion out of anyone else here? I'm having trouble
wrapping my intuition around,

"Person X sent email saying, I'm not going to participate any longer.'
but we're going to keep him on the committer list anyhow." I would
further expect that the initial PMC would consist of people who
answered positively to an email on the subject.  If everyone else
agrees with Luciano and Niclas I'll sit down.

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 8:24 PM, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 1:45 AM, Benson Margulies <> wrote:

A River committer has indicated a lack of interest in remaining
involved. Emeritus status seems overkill in a podling, but that's just
my opinion. Since this is an active expression of dis-interest, the
'how long' question seems not too relevant to me.

As part of cleaning them up for graduation, based on my experience
back on CXF, I'm thinking that it would be good to trim the committer
list by at least removing people who actively aren't interested.

I think that the committer list could very well remain without
trimming as it will be a decent record of past contributors, and that
the effort is put into "Who is going to be on the PMC if/when a
podling graduate?" which is effectively the "current stewards of the

Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer - New Energy for Java

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