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From Berin Lautenbach <>
Subject Re: Another cut at roles and responsibilities
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2003 03:31:49 GMT
> From: Nicola Ken Barozzi <>

> Sometimes a sponsor or a shepherd has to act fast and remove from CVS 
> things that are not correct, like licensing. Or simply to give a hand, 
> always about incubation things.
> I don't find it inconsistent with meritrocracy, as they should be 
> committers only to things that regard the incubation, not for general 
> programming. What I mean is that they have commit access but are not 
> listed /automatically/ as developer, nor can vote on project matters.
> If the project is new though, like Geronimo, it's a different matter, as 
> they can be the start of the community, not outside helpers.

OK - so I think we just need to word something
that makes it clear the Shepherd gets CVS access,
but this is for Shepherd duties only.  The
Shepherd, just like anyone else, needs to earn
the right to be able to generall submit code to 
the CVS.


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