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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] <Initial Committer>: Apache OpenOffice.org Initial Committer Status
Date Sun, 24 Jul 2011 18:16:27 GMT
IngridvdM wrote on Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 20:04:54 +0200:
> Am 24.07.2011 18:41, schrieb Daniel Shahaf:
> >IngridvdM wrote on Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 10:02:00 +0200:
> >>Am 23.07.2011 23:47, schrieb Ross Gardler:
> >>>It is common practice for Apache projects to periodically clear out
> >>>their committer lists. People who are no longer active on a project
> >>>are, in many projects, routinely moved to emeritus status. It is
> >>>entirely possible that this project will opt to do the same at some
> >>>point in the future (note committers who are moved to emeritus need
> >>>only ask to have their commit privileges returned).
> >>>
> >>Ok, that was quite unexpected to me. But in another thread I have
> >>learned now that this is done because of security reasons. I think
> >>that is a good reason also!
> >>
> >
> >I don't see what security is achieved here.
> >
> Prevent misuse of unattended accounts I believe.
> Isn't this the case?
> 

That depends on how you track emeritus status --- within the project, or
also by removing people from the ooo and/or ooo-pmc groups in the authz
file when they turn emeritus.

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