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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Flume Graduation (was Re: June reports in two weeks)
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 16:58:56 GMT
Jukka Zitting wrote on Sun, May 27, 2012 at 11:40:36 +0200:
> It sounds like you have a reasonably good handle on that, so I'm not
> too worried, but my instinct suggests that the strict RTC model and
> distinction between committers and (P)PMC members may be structural
> factors that could easily end up tripping that balance. Are these
> really essential tools for the project or could you live without them?
> Other solutions to the RTC model include separate maintenance branches
> with stricter review and testing requirements, and the only cases
> where I really see a need for the committer/(P)PMC separation is with
> umbrella projects or special cases like GSoC students or co-operation
> across project boundaries.

Subversion allows any committer (full or partial) to open an
experimental branch at any time.  This is comparable, I think, to
encouraging CTR feature branches in an RTC community (with "review at
merge time" --- like we did for some of stefan2's branches).

http://subversion.apache.org/docs/community-guide/general#lightweight-branches

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