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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Additional mentor steps?
Date Sat, 14 May 2016 23:38:22 GMT
On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 6:29 PM Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
wrote:

> On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 3:27 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
> > My reaction (being ignorant of the machinery behind phonebook and
> authorization)
> > is that adding to asf-authorization-template on podling creation would
> be ok (since it
> > is done only once per podling, by a mentor who presumably knows what
> they are doing)
> > but adding to asf-authorization-template each time a committer is
> appointed is probably
> > too error-prone.
> >
> > I might be naive but it seems that the fact that x is a committer to
> podling y should be
> > represented in one and only one place and the phonebook ought to drive
> from that.
>
> That's where I'm going with this as well.
>

Unfortunately, I feel that this opinion isn't shared across the entire ASF
spectrum, see [1] for instance.  Right now, you are correct, my
understanding is that we don't want to add podlings to LDAP.  I'm not sure
the why behind it, and maybe its worth bringing up again.

John


>
> Thanks,
> Roman.
>
> P.S. And I don't think it is naive, I think it is relational ;-)
>

[1]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMDEV-197



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