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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:58:58 GMT
Your forgot the <rant> ... </rant> surrounding tags :-D

On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 1:48 PM, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:

> On Mon, 2018-02-26 at 09:00 +0100, C├ędric Champeau wrote:
> > It feels like everybody agrees this is a good idea, but somethings hasn't
> > been discussed so far: the Foundation already has 2 ways of recognizing
> > members of the community:
> >
> > 1. by making them "committers"
> > 2. by making them members of the PMC
> >
> > If Groovy Champions is going to be different, we need a good explanation
> > why it doesn't fit in those 2 categories. Especially to give to the
> Board.
> > I have my ideas why, but I'd like to hear what others say.
>
> 1. Because committer in an Apache project is an outdated concept that
> Apache
> hasn't discovered how to update, nor even how to come to terms with in the
> post CVCS era?
>
>  2 Because the PMC should remain a management committee, not a place for
> recognising contribution.
>
> --
> Russel.
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>



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