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From Ian Holsman <>
Subject Re: piling on
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2006 22:34:34 GMT
I was more thinking of how mentors volunteer to guide the project

should the podlings have a say on who gets to mentor them?

for example I could become a mentor of Blaize (I actually like the  
but shouldn't the proposer have a say ?

On 20/07/2006, at 8:17 AM, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> On 7/19/06, Ian Holsman <> wrote:
>> are you referring to mentors as well?
> Personally, yes, I feel this should apply to mentors as well.  While
> there are cases where a mentor needs commit access for some sort of
> procedural issues (maintaining STATUS files, helping to fix up
> licensing issues, and whatnot), they should absolutely not have
> general commit access to the codebase until they have earned it like
> any other developer.
> Note that this is exactly what I did with the Abdera podling, despite
> the fact that I'm acting as a mentor I sent in patches and waited for
> them to be applied like any other contributor would have to.
> -garrett

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