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From Ceki Gülcü <>
Subject Re: log4net incubation [was:] Granting committer status to log4net developers
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2004 12:46:31 GMT
At 06:09 PM 1/14/2004 -0500, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> >
> > Eh.  I think community doesn't matter at all when the Incubator is
> > simply performing accountable legal oversight.  If a TLP says they want
> > a codebase from the outside, and we have determined that there are no
> > legal impediments to that codebase from entering the ASF, then that
> > should be that...
>but that's *not* all it's supposed to be doing.  that's the stuff
>it *must* do for the legal well-being of the asf.  for the social
>well-being, it also is supposed to ensure that people coming in
>with a new codebase understand how the asf works, how the voting
>model functions, the release process, peer review, et cetera.  one
>of the reasons the incubator came into existence was because apparently
>a *lot* of people had become committers withoug any of that ever being
>made clear.  ref the 'why the hell should i want to be an asf member'
>discussion last year.

If I understand correctly, the idea is to have a committee be
responsible for the "education" of the newcomers, instead of the
people who specifically volunteered to do this work. I wish I had more
time to deal with this bureaucracy.

>#ken    P-)}
>Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Golux.Com/coar/
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Ceki Gülcü

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