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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Code Donations and Committer Righs
Date Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:24:47 GMT
On 26 September 2014 19:03, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> On 26 September 2014 19:23, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:
>
>> Just like Ross, the following constitutes my personal opinion
>> (that has been formed over the years of maintaining complex
>> code bases written "before my time"):
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH)
>> <Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> > OK. I will give you my personal opinion since you are seeking to drive
>> consensus...
>> >
>> > I would say that if the code is of sufficient quality and relevance for
>> the project to want
>> > to accept it then contributors should be given commit rights.
>>
>> I would even go further than this: to me a brand new code donation
>> without anybody donating that code willing to sign up to maintain
>> it (at least for as long as it takes for others to ramp up) spells orphaned
>> code.
>>
>> IOW, for sizable brand new contribution the commit rights of somebody
>> familiar with the code shouldn't be a question, but more of a prerequisite
>> to actually accepting that contribution in the first place.
>>
> my personal opion is a big +1 to not accepting bigger contributions if the
> programmers (or at least part of them) comes along.

I assume you meant:

"unless the ... comes along"
or
"if the ... do not come along"

> Getting new code
> without people that understand it deeply, is really asking for trouble.
>
> rgds
> jan I.
>
>
>
>
>> Thanks,
>> Roman.
>>
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