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From Markus Jelsma <markus.jel...@openindex.io>
Subject Re: User `withdrawing` patch permission
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 11:12:16 GMT
Thanks all for sharing your thoughts.
Cheers

> At Apache, we are all volunteers. A patch voluntarily given and then
> retracted should be treated as if it were never given. There may be a
> hundred reasons why the patch was withdrawn, and we should just give
> the contributor the freedom to change the status of the contribution.
> 
> I would look sideways on future contributions by the contributor
> unless an explanation was made. If not for public consumption, at
> least to private@nutch.
> 
> Craig
> 
> On Nov 4, 2011, at 7:27 AM, Markus Jelsma wrote:
> > Dear list,
> > 
> > A contributor of the Apache Nutch project `withdrew` permission for
> > a patch by
> > deleting it and stating that permission has been withdrawn. However,
> > the patch
> > was submitted and the user selected the checkbox giving permission.
> > Also, the
> > submitted work is a patch on ASL sources.
> > 
> > The question, can permission ever be withdrawn once it has been
> > given and
> > distributed via JIRA?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Markus
> > 
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