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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Re-election of podling committers before graduation
Date Wed, 13 Feb 2008 22:15:00 GMT

On Feb 13, 2008, at 1:38 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:

> On Feb 13, 2008 1:09 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. <>  
> wrote:
>> ... In projects where commit is handed out with ease, and that  
>> commit is
>> never used, at some point it should be reviewed (and this should  
>> happen
>> BEFORE graduation, as a precondition of graduation, not as a trigger
>> upon graduation)....
> Agree with this, and this is similar to what I was initially  
> suggesting.
> Several of us in this thread think that this review of commit rights
> should not be a re-election as initially suggested, but rather a
> process that the podling mentors can run as they see fit: maybe not at
> all if all committers are obviously active, by election if desired, or
> in any suitable way.
> Do people agree on leaving this up to podling mentors, and requiring
> that they report on this commit rights review in the podling's
> graduation request?

I definitely think it's a mentor-driven process that deserves a  
sentence in the graduation request, right along side "meritocracy" and  
"independent committers".

> -Bertrand
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Craig Russell
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