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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Expressing priorities about release reviews
Date Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:30:34 GMT
I agree with you on this Joe. A lot of times my metric is more
responsiveness and participation than in legal/language intricacies. More
power to folks who are good at that, it's just not me.

Cheers,
Chris

On 1/12/13 9:07 AM, "Joe Schaefer" <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:

>One of my long time pet peeves with how we
>PMC members participate in vetting releases
>is our penchant for focusing too much on the
>policies surrounding license and notice info.
>I really think our exclusive focus on things
>that really don't pose any organizational risk
>to either the org nor the project participants
>serves us well in our other, often unexpressed
>but far more relevant, goals about encouraging
>committers to participate in active review of
>their project's commit activity.
>
>Just think about this for a second, what's more
>likely for people to start suing us over, some
>bug in the NOTICE file or an undetected backdoor
>in one of our programs?  I am personally far more
>concerned about the current state of the actual
>review going on in our podlings than I am about
>NOTICE minutia.
>
>Maybe we should compile some list of which committers
>are actually subscribed to their project's commit lists?
>It's crude but it may be useful data to look at to
>a first order.


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