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From Jürgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: *DRAFT FINAL* June board report
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 10:02:56 GMT
On 6/7/12 11:54 AM, Ross Gardler wrote:
> On 7 June 2012 10:47, Jürgen Schmidt <> wrote:
>> On 6/7/12 11:28 AM, Ross Gardler wrote:
>>> On 7 June 2012 05:50, Herbert Duerr <> wrote:
>>> ...
>>>> I think we maybe should add one more topic here: Working with pootle
>>>> currently requires committership, which results in translators having having
>>>> to be fast-tracked when they show up on the mailing list. The board needs
>>>> decide if this short-circuiting of the process is desirable or not and what
>>>> the alternatives are.
>>> No, need, that's not a board level issue. It's up to the project to define its
>>> own expectations of committers.
>> it's a very bad limitation. I would prefer a user management which
>> allows registration (by email verification) of new users and where new
>> users agree to contribute under the Apache license. Maybe combined with
>> an iCLA but not necessarily require to be committer.
>> But I am not sure if something like that would be possible at all.
>> Otherwise we have to deal with the current approach and hope that we can
>> reach volunteers to accept this approach and work together with them on
>> a fast-track.
> I agree that the limitation suboptimal.
> I suggest someone take this up with legal-discuss@ If legal@ feel able
> to approve a more relaxed approach to iCLAs for access to Pootle then
> infra@ can be asked to find a technical solution.

I agree and thanks to remind me that I should take the appropriate
action to address things like that ;-)


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