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From Christopher Eliot <el...@cs.umass.edu>
Subject Re: Committers
Date Wed, 04 Aug 2004 00:34:11 GMT
The discussion is interesting to this lurker and the delete button is 
easy to hit.

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Prof. Christopher Eliot
Department of Computer Science
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Amerst College eliot@cs.umass.edu

On Aug 3, 2004, at 7:32 PM, David Remy wrote:

> i see your point.  in incubation we had the committer discussion and
> vote on the dev list but we don't have to stay that way.  it does seem
> like committership is a decision made primarily by the committers
> themselves (and project management committee makes sense too) and
> discussions about this may not be particularly interesting or
> appropriate to others on the dev list.  given that i would lean toward
> the dicussion and vote being done in the pmc ...  others want to weigh
> in on this?
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: robert burrell donkin [mailto:rdonkin@apache.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 12:53 PM
>> To: xmlbeans-dev@xml.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Committers
>>
>> (this is a little off topic and is general in nature rather than
>> specific. i'm haven't followed the schema stuff closely - so i can't
>> say anything about radu - but i'm surprised that kevin isn't already a
>> committer which seems to be a good test :)
>>
>> it's interesting how different communities handle election of
>> committers.
>>
>> over in jakartaland, we've always held elections for committers in the
>> open (elections for the pmc have always been private). AIUI httpd (on
>> the other hand) conducts discussions about the merits of committers on
>> the private pmc list. i've heard it said that one of the reasons why
>> jakarta is said to have a lower bar to committership than httpd is a
>> result of this practice. i'm not sure how true this is but i can say
>> that whilst i've never heard it said that "a committer is doing well
>> but needs a little more time to mature" in a jakarta committer
>> election, i have heard it said in the private pmc elections. it would
>> certainly be more difficult to express this diplomatically on an open
>> list.
>>
>> - robert
>>
>> On 3 Aug 2004, at 20:38, David Remy wrote:
>>
>>> I have been doing a number of commits for two developers over the
> last
>>> year or so that I think should become committers.
>>>
>>> Radu Preotiuc-Pietro has been working primarily in the XML Schema
>>> Compilation area and has contributed numerous patches as well as
>>> responses on the XMLBeans user and dev lists.  I would say, with the
>>> exception of David Bau, Radu is probably the most knowledgeable
> person
>>> in regards to XMLBeans Schema Compilation.  Currently Radu is
> working
>>> on
>>> incremental schema compilation as well as fixing XML Schema Feature
>>> bugs.
>>>
>>> Kevin Krouse has been working on XMLBeans V1 stability since
> XMLBeans
>>> inception both doing testing and development.  He conceived the
>>> XMLBeans
>>> branching strategy and has submitted numerous patches over the last
>>> year
>>> or so.  He did the finalization work for the V1 JDK 1.3 port.  Also,
>>> Kevin has made many posts on the XMLBeans User and Dev lists.  Kevin
> is
>>> currently working on a complete review of XMLBeans error messages
>>> including adding Error Codes the refer directly to the XML Schema
>>> specification.
>>>
>>> If you are interested you can find Radu and Kevin's submitted
> patches
>>> in
>>> the XMLBeans CVS list by looking for contributed by: in the commit
>>> comments.
>>>
>>> If there are no major objections I will submit a vote on this in a
> few
>>> days.
>>>
>>> rem
>>>
>>>
>>>
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