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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Groovy Incubation proposal
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:26:26 GMT
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, C├ędric Champeau <cedric.champeau@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Don't worry your question is perfectly legitimate. I don't know if it's
> specific to Groovy, but we indeed have a lot of contributors, but not so
> many recurrent one that may become committers.


Thanks, please also be aware that a committer does not need to produce
code. We have many project (like e.g. AOO) where people who make
e.g. translations, documentation or tests are committers. Committers are
people who care about contributing to the project over time, independent of
what type they contribute to the project.

rgds
jan i

>
> 2015-03-11 22:11 GMT+01:00 jan i <jani@apache.org <javascript:;>>:
>
> > On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org
> <javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 12:08 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org
> <javascript:;> <javascript:;>>
> > > wrote:
> > > > Hi.
> > > >
> > > > Having just skimmed the proposal, that in general look good, one
> thing
> > > > caught my eye.
> > > >
> > > > The proposal talks several places about a vibrant community and the
> > > initial
> > > > commiters are only 5.
> > >
> > > This, is a GREAT question! Thank you so much for raising it. While
> > > preparing a proposal I've struggled with the same issue, because
> looking
> > > at this: https://github.com/groovy/groovy-core/graphs/contributors
> makes
> > > me wonder exactly the same thing.
> > >
> > > In the end, we decided to go ahead with the proposal the way it is and
> > > position
> > > the initial list of committers more as a PMC for the project.
> > >
> > > That still doesn't answer your (or mine! ;-)) question of what's the
> best
> > > way
> > > to make sure than anybody who feels like they have a stake in the
> project
> > > and have contributed in the past get invited.
> > >
> > > There are a few alternatives I could see, but I would really
> > > appreciate Incubator's
> > > collective wisdom on what would be the best way to proceed here given
> > > that Groovy is a very mature project with a lot of contributors in the
> > > past.
> > > Some of whom may or may not wish to keep contributing.
> >
> >
> > Just to be sure I am not misunderstood, I will be happy to vote +1 with 5
> > initial committers.
> >
> > I was simply (as you) puzzled over what seems to non logical.
> >
> > rgds
> > jan i
> >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Roman.
> > >
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