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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache NetBeans Incubator Proposal
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:29:46 GMT
On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 6:20 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Wade Chandler <consult@wadechandler.com> wrote:
>> ...I recently contributed some things for Groovy support, and intend to work quite
a bit on those features...
>
> Anyone who works "quite a bit" on something that adds value to the
> project and interacts in a constructive way on the project's lists
> should be elected a committer rather sooner than later, in my book.
>
> How soon is the project's choice,

This gives me pause. It sounds like as a mentor, you taking this hands-off
approach saying: this is a poddling as any podling. PPMC will determine
what's right.

I guess I will have to disagree. For a project like NetBeans you will have
a LOT of people who have stake in the code base and who are NOT on
the initial list of committers. I think as a mentor you should be prepared
to actively manage that and help PPMC form an opinion of what is
the right thing to do given the Apache Way.

Thanks,
Roman.

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