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From Maxime Beauchemin <maximebeauche...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Challenges using Gitbox
Date Wed, 19 Aug 2020 03:04:04 GMT
How can I propose this as a change? What's the proper forum / mailing list?

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 9:49 AM Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 8:28 PM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>
> wrote:
>
> > ...
> > >> such people can earn merit by becoming involved with the community and
> > > helping out where they can.
> > >
> > > In theory, that sounds good, but as a practical matter, how many people
> > > that have ever been on the ASF board of directors neither know/knew,
> nor
> > > use(d) any programming languages in getting there? IOW, they got there
> > > exclusively on their ability to write documentation, do community
> > > relations, or utilize other non-coding skills?
> >
> > It has happened many times. When I was a committer on Apache Cocoon we
> > voted Arje Cahn as a committer for his contributions to the project which
> > had nothing to do with coding. He was voted in as an ASF member for
> pretty
> > much the same reason.
> >
>
>
> It has happened. I was voted as a committer for simply answering questions
> (and it stuck). I know of at least one or two others.
>
> But we should be honest here. It isn't all that common. It should be much
> more common.
>

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