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From "Justin Erenkrantz" <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: [scm] Version control tools for contributors
Date Fri, 02 May 2008 14:46:01 GMT
On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 6:48 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>  On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 8:25 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  b) New "contributor" class of commit accounts. Like idea a, but with
>  >  the option of limiting the access rights of such contributors and
>  >  retaining the traditional merit requirements associated with full
>  >  committership.
>
>  Good idea from the Subversion people:
>
>     http://subversion.tigris.org/hacking.html#partial-commit-access

In SVN, those folks have normal accounts and their limitation is
purely social.  (Subversion itself doesn't use mod_authz_svn.)

FWIW, nothing prevents a PMC from doing this now.  In fact, a few do
so already.  -- justin

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