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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OpenOffice and the ASF
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 13:52:50 GMT
On 02/06/2011 14:21, Simon Brouwer wrote:
> Op 2-6-2011 15:04, Greg Stein schreef:
>> On Jun 2, 2011 4:32 AM, "Alexandro Colorado"<jza@openoffice.org> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> There is currently a bit rearagement movement toward figuring things
>>> out in
>>> TDF OOo previously to the OOo annoucement, which happened last month
>>> on the
>>> marketing list in OOo.
>>> http://openoffice.org/projects/marketing/lists/dev/archive/2011-05/
>> Thanks for the link.
>>
>>> ...
>>>
>>> Just to add clarity by inviting them, you mean that we should join the
>>> mailing list for discussing the proposal here. Or should we continue our
>>> converstions on each location.
>> Discussion about the Incbator proposal should be done here, please.
>> The audience of that proposal and, ultimately, those who will vote on
>> it are subscribed to this list.
>>
>>> Should we add ourselfs as commiters?
>> If you would like to contribute here (possibly instead of, or in
>> addition, to your work at TDF), then yes! Please add yourself into the
>> proposal on the wiki.
> I had already been so bold as to adding myself to the list, expressing
> my support to the proposal. I was wondering though. In the
> OpenOffice.org project, many community members contribute in other ways
> than committing code, for example by writing or translating
> documentation, being active in the marketing project, taking part in QA.
> Some concern has been expressed that, if the meritocratic system in
> Apache is based on code contribution only, those community members are
> not able to fully become part of the OpenOffice.org Apache project or
> the Apache community.
>

Others have given you concrete examples that should satisfy your 
concerns, but if you want to see it written down see 
http://community.apache.org/contributors/index.html

specifically the section on "From contributor to committer"

Ross

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