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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re:How do we want to announce new Committers/PPMC members
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 17:55:12 GMT
Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Sep 29, 2011 6:01 PM, "Rob Weir" <> wrote:
> A recent press article suggested that this project had not had any new
> committers since the project started.  This is false. But it would be
> hard to tell that, looking at our mailing list or website.
> So far we've been quiet about new committers.  We have the votes,
> process the paper work, etc., on the ooo-private list.
> Some Apache projects announce each new committer to their main mailing
> list.  Others don't.   We're received mixed advice from our mentors.

Really? I've not seen anyone say don't announce committers. The ASF is all
about merit, why would one not give credit where credit is due?

I know of no projects that do not announce new commiters.

> Personally, I'm in favor of a modest announcement to the ooo-dev list
> after a new committer has been elected and have submitted the iCLA.
> What do you think?



> -Rob
 On Sep 29, 2011 6:01 PM, "Rob Weir" <> wrote:

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