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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org Apache Incubator Proposal: Meritocracy and Committers for non-coders?
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 21:18:04 GMT
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 17:05, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>  instead of to the whole shebang.
>>
>> Bah. Outdated concept. In Apache Subversion, we simply ask the
>> committer to constrain themselves to certain areas. No need to get
>> technical about it. The trust metric applies very well, *especially*
>> when it is version control and changes can be reverted :-P ... another
>> positive benefit is the committer can apply patches outside of their
>> typical area given a +1 from a PMC Member.
>
> Greg, you realize that my first (and preferred) approach was precisely this.

hehe... nope. I looked at it as more of an ethereal concept, rather
than an access-control-list on a directory in source control. But
re-reading it... yah. Goofy me :-P

Cheers,
-g

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