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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <>
Subject Re: better docs for new committer procedure
Date Mon, 23 May 2005 18:28:19 GMT

On Mon, 23 May 2005, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> Jackrabbit is following the procedures of the original Apache Group
> in adding new committers.  We nominate them first on the
> jackrabbit-private mailing list (which includes all of the existing
> Jackrabbit committers and any members who want to help incubation)
> and, if there are no objections, perform a formal vote in public.
> I found that process to be more encouraging of new community members
> than the current httpd habit of doing the vote in private and
> simply giving the person commit access without so much as a notice
> on the public list saying that they had earned it.
> Because incubator is the project, we need 3 +1s from the incubator
> PMC in order to validate our vote and add a new account.

Thanks for sharing this.


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