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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Revisit policy that all IPMC members have commit privs to all incubator repositories.
Date Sun, 09 Apr 2017 15:09:12 GMT
On Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 2:23 PM Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> What's the next step?  Can I just work with the infrastructure team to
> make this happen?  Do we need a formal vote?
>
>
Can you clarify what exactly you're going to ask infra to change?  I see
that infra has made a gitbox specific change, I would expect to see a
incubator-wide change.


> - Sam Ruby
>
> On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 1:06 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> > Background, from https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-13804
> >
> >> With this feedback and review, I believe we're still operating as
> >> expected.
> >>
> >> * Per current policy, IPMC members have commit privileges on all
> Incubator
> >> repositories.
> >> * The above is effected through the use of a private GitHub Team
> >> * According to users' GitHub preferences, they will Watch new
> repositories
> >> * GitHub is sending notifications of changes, per Watch selections
> >>
> >> The "answer" here is to Unwatch repositories, as appropriate, and/or
> >> to alter the GitHub user account preference for auto-Watching new
> >> repositories.
> >
> >
> > Here's my case:
> >
> > I believe that asking all IPMC members that request access to *any* ASF
> > github repository to get notification emails on *all* incubator projects
> > that participate in the gitbox experiment is unreasonable.
> >
> > I believe that asking all IPMC members to individually unwatch each and
> > every repository as they are created is unreasonable.
> >
> > I believe that asking all IPMC members to uncheck "Automatically watch"
> is
> > unreasonable as it (a) will result in people being notified for new
> > repositories that they should be watching, and (b) presumes that people
> are
> > not participating/watching in other non-ASF GitHub repositories.
> >
> > Accordingly, Since I do believe that it is reasonable for every ASF
> member
> > to get email on all ASF repositories that they have commit privileges
> to, I
> > am asking that the IPMC revisit the current policy that all IPMC members
> > have commit privileges on all Incubator repositories.
> >
> > I believe that the alternative is technically feasible: have each podling
> > manage a list of committers for that podling:
> >
> > https://whimsy.apache.org/roster/ppmc/
> >
> > - Sam Ruby
> >
> >
> >
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