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From Jay Kreps <jay.kr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Emeritus Committer status
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 19:01:10 GMT
I am fine either way. Not sure if there is a big difference between an
inactive committer and an emeritus committer that can reactivate themselves
at any time. I do agree it helps make it more clear who is doing work.


On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 7:20 PM, Chris Burroughs

> A while ago [1] in the "committer and pmc requirements" thread emeritus
> status came up (Alan's description quoted below).  But I don't think
> there was consensus (or at least I could not find followup in the
> archives).  Is this something we agree is a good idea?
> > Why emeritus?  I think that it's important for people who are
> evaluating the community to have an accurate sense of about how active
> the community is in terms of committers and PMC members.  With that in
> mind I think that the emeritus status/process should be a pain free,
> non-punative, process where by emeritus members can be instantly
> reactivated at solely their own request, i.e. there is no evaluation or
> vote to reactivate them.
> [1]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-kafka-dev/201203.mbox/%3CCAOeJiJgzNNGFdKwo4dtWqSHDuZ5Yxn=UqrwJz3kEN7bPse_Ahg@mail.gmail.com%3E

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