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From jan iversen <jancasacon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Volunteers, Contributors, Committers, PMC members -- is there any way to consolidate these lists?
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 19:08:21 GMT
On 24 October 2012 20:56, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> We have the following today:
>
> 1) http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/people.html  -- This
> lists a variety of people involved in the project, independent of
> status.
>
> 2) I'd like to have a place for new volunteers to put their names,
> preferably on the wiki or some place where a non-committer has easy
> access.
>
+1, very good idea...but may I suggest that we formalize the skill set
description a bit (sort of check boxes), and  add a field "interest in
AOO", (e.g. l10n) making it easier for others to see where help can come
from.


>
> 3) We have a list of Committers here, automatically generated:
> http://people.apache.org/committers-by-project.html#ooo
>
> I would be nice to know the same about committers, and especially which
areas the "commit", I know in theory all, but I assume in praxise the areas
they know well.


> 4) We don't have anything that indicates which Committers are also PMC
> members.
>
Is that an important difference in daily life ?

>
> 5) We have this "credits" page, which is linked to from our Help/About
> dialog box.  But it does not appear to be updated for AOO 3.4.0 or
> 3.4.1:  http://www.openoffice.org/welcome/credits.html
>
> 6) Wiki "User" pages
>
> 7) Any others?
>
> As we all know, with multiple lists like this things will get out of
> synch.  In fact they already have.
>
> One simplification idea might be:
>
> 1) Convert the people.html page into a wiki page
>
+1  and merge with contributors ??

>
> 2) Have that page indicate who is a Committer or PMC member.  That can
> be manual for now.
>
> 3) Point our Help/About box to the wiki page, and add sentence at the
> end of the wiki that says, "OpenOffice has a long history and we also
> thank those who contributed to it before our move to Apache" and then
> link to credits.html
>
>
> Any objections to this general idea?  Any improvements?
>
> And if we did want a place to have a big table of volunteers, where on
> the wiki should we put it (CWiki or MWiki)?
>
MWiki...that is OUR wiki, CWiki is for whole apache or ?

>
> -Rob
>

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