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From mar...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1139263 - /incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/ppmc-faqs.mdtext
Date Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:07:40 GMT
Author: marcus
Date: Fri Jun 24 12:07:40 2011
New Revision: 1139263

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1139263&view=rev
Log:
Add more text for how to participate

Modified:
    incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/ppmc-faqs.mdtext

Modified: incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/ppmc-faqs.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/ppmc-faqs.mdtext?rev=1139263&r1=1139262&r2=1139263&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/ppmc-faqs.mdtext (original)
+++ incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/ppmc-faqs.mdtext Fri Jun 24 12:07:40 2011
@@ -20,16 +20,33 @@ Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Softwa
 
 The Podling Project Management Committee (PPMC) is the government of the project. It
 consists of ASF mentors and initial committers. The committee is responsible for the
-project and decides what to do and which direction to go. <br>
-([see here for more information][1])
+project and decides what to do and which direction to go.
+<br> ([see here for more information][1])
 
 ### How to participate?
 
 First of all you have to think how you want to participate as we have different kind
-of roles user, developer, committer. The easiest way is to use what we build as user.
-If you want to improve parts of the software, or documentation, write to our
-[mailing lists][2] what should be modified and how it should be done. <br>
-([see here for more information][3])
+of roles like user, developer, committer. The easiest way is to use what we build as
+user. If you want to improve parts of the software, or documentation, write to our
+[mailing lists][2] what should be modified and how it should be done. On the
+[community wiki][3] you can just create an account and start to work on it right
+away.
+
+The following are conditions to become a committer:
+
+ 1. You have send in patches that were well-respected to improve the software.
+ 2. You have added documentation to the Wiki or website that were well-respected to
+    improvent the non-code part of the project.
+ 3. You have shown that you can discuss in the mailing lists and that this has
+    brought us forward.
+ 4. You are well known to the established members, who you are and what you have
+    done in the past. Regarding this project, a former-one or another project.
+
+If 1 of the 4 statements above are true, then you can be voted in as committer.
+
+When the vote resut is positive, you will be asked for some information to setup
+your committer status.
+<br> ([see here for more information][4])
 
 ### How and when to vote?
 
@@ -37,10 +54,10 @@ Voting is done when a formal decision ha
 to vote in new members as committers. In any case avoid voting as the normal way is
 to come to a decision by discussions. The initiator is responsible for the vote,
 that means also to count the votes and present the result. Every member has 1 vote.
-<br>
-([see here for more information][4]) <br>
+<br> ([see here for more information][5])
 
   [1]: http://incubator.apache.org/guides/ppmc.html
   [2]: http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/mailing-lists.html
-  [3]: http://incubator.apache.org/guides/participation.html
-  [4]: http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/docs/governance/voting.html
+  [3]: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Wiki+Home
+  [4]: http://incubator.apache.org/guides/participation.html
+  [5]: http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/docs/governance/voting.html



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