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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Code Donations and Committer Righs
Date Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:37:45 GMT
On 28 September 2014 15:24, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 26 September 2014 19:03, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> > On 26 September 2014 19:23, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Just like Ross, the following constitutes my personal opinion
> >> (that has been formed over the years of maintaining complex
> >> code bases written "before my time"):
> >>
> >> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH)
> >> <Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com> wrote:
> >> > OK. I will give you my personal opinion since you are seeking to drive
> >> consensus...
> >> >
> >> > I would say that if the code is of sufficient quality and relevance
> for
> >> the project to want
> >> > to accept it then contributors should be given commit rights.
> >>
> >> I would even go further than this: to me a brand new code donation
> >> without anybody donating that code willing to sign up to maintain
> >> it (at least for as long as it takes for others to ramp up) spells
> orphaned
> >> code.
> >>
> >> IOW, for sizable brand new contribution the commit rights of somebody
> >> familiar with the code shouldn't be a question, but more of a
> prerequisite
> >> to actually accepting that contribution in the first place.
> >>
> > my personal opion is a big +1 to not accepting bigger contributions if
> the
> > programmers (or at least part of them) comes along.
>
> I assume you meant:
>
> "unless the ... comes along"
> or
> "if the ... do not come along"
>
Thanks sebb for catching that typo. Yes I meant:

"my personal opion is a big +1 to not accepting bigger contributions if the
programmers (or at least part of them) do not come along."

thanks
jan i.


>
> > Getting new code
> > without people that understand it deeply, is really asking for trouble.
> >
> > rgds
> > jan I.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> Thanks,
> >> Roman.
> >>
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