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From "Paul Fremantle" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Thrift
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2008 10:10:35 GMT

I also had exactly the same thoughts on reading the email. I think
learning that committership is a position of trust is a key part of
the incubation process.

So I'm +1 on the proposal, but I would definitely be -1 on graduation
if such a scheme were to be implemented during incubation.


On Jan 30, 2008 9:35 AM, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 January 2008 15:24, Mark Slee wrote:
> > What we'd really
> > like to set up here is a system where there are different people with
> > committer priveleges to different parts of the project.
> Hmmm... I would oppose this for two reasons;
>  1. Creating boundaries within a project, yet collaborate on the PMC level
> seems odd to me. Either people are entrusted within the project (committer
> rights) or they are not (no committer rights). If you think that a Thrift
> Java programmer will mess up the Ruby Thrift code, then you have bigger
> problems to deal with, IMHO.
>  2. Some people will eventually become fluent in more than one of these. Are
> you now going to start a VOTE on granting access to such member to another
> part of the project? Who is to decide that? The people involved in that
> language only or the whole PMC (ignoring for a fact that ASF has rules for
> this)? I can't see it work in practice.
> So if you drop that idea, I can vote in favour of incubating this project.
> Cheers
> --
> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> I  live here;
> I  work here;
> I relax here;
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