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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Should the Maven PMC be an example of how we want the Maven Community to behave (was Re: svn commit: r1506778 - /maven/site/trunk/content/markdown/
Date Fri, 02 Aug 2013 01:22:49 GMT
On 01/08/2013 5:55 PM, Jonathan Sharp wrote:
> I think John C raises an interesting case here, where the voting process
> can fall down.
> A large code dump like that can hurt the quality of documentation and
> support (in addition to team morale).
It depends on how good the code and documentation is!
If the PMC can not deal with the amount of code being proposed, they 
need to increase the PMC.
In the meantime, they can always defer the acceptance.

I would love to have the problem of my team producing too much tested 
code and documentation for me to read!!!


> My $.02
> Jon
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 2:36 PM, John Casey <> wrote:
>> It's about whether you expect to do a ton of work outside the community
>> here, outside the commit logs and the review, in order to avoid the
>> discussion and potential for veto.
>> Working in this way opens the possibility for changing the rules for who
>> gets to contribute, especially when code diverges for long periods then
>> gets reconciled with a massive rebase.
>> ASF is supposed to be about more than code. We're supposed to be working
>> together on this project. I feel like the above hamstrings that whole
>> process.

Ron Wheeler
Artifact Software Inc
skype: ronaldmwheeler
phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102

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