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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>
Subject RE: How do we want to announce new Committers/PPMC members
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 20:15:20 GMT
Yes, that might work ... [;<).

-----Original Message-----
From: Pedro Giffuni [mailto:pfg@apache.org] 
Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:49
To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org; dennis.hamilton@acm.org
Subject: RE: How do we want to announce new Committers/PPMC members

Well ...

Maybe committers can discretely start using their
@Apache email addresses without making huge
announcements. ;)

Pedro.  

--- On Thu, 9/29/11, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:

> -1 
> 
> Not all committers make contributions to the code base. 
> it is emphasized here in other discussions that committers
> need not 
> be developers but contributors in some other way.  See
> the discussion 
> about Forums administration, for example.  Commit
> messages are an 
> unreliable indicator as Ross points out and it becomes a
> heavyweight
> task to track them.  
> 
>  - Dennis
> 
> (In addition, not all commit messages are actions by
> committers)
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ross Gardler [mailto:rgardler@opendirective.com]
> 
> Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:03
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: How do we want to announce new Committers/PPMC
> members
> 
> On 29 September 2011 19:00, Tor Lillqvist <tml@iki.fi> wrote:
> > Perhaps instead of announcements of new committers,
> announcements of
> > actual commits (more than just one) from somebody who
> hasn't committed
> > earlier would be interesting...
> 
> -0
> 
> When a patch is committed the commit message should contain
> "(issue
> xyz - thanks to Jane Blogs)" The commit mail gets sent to a
> commit
> list and thus there is already a process for this in place.
> No harm in
> someone doing a separate thank you but if someone gets
> missed or the
> volunteer is busy it can leave people feeling left out.
> 
> Ross
> 
> 
> -- 
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> Programme Leader (Open Development)
> OpenDirective http://opendirective.com
> 
> 


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