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From Henri Yandell <>
Subject Re: What if commiters are not available or have not time to project?
Date Sun, 04 Dec 2005 17:20:51 GMT
On 12/3/05, Justin Erenkrantz <> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 11:39:18AM -0500, Sergey Vladimirov wrote:
> > Good day!
> >
> > What will happen with project, for example, FTPServer, if nobody of
> > commiters is available or have time to neither apply patches nor fix bugs?
> >
> > What can other people - not commiters - can do in this situation, if they
> > have time to work with project?
> Start behaving like a commiter.  You can post patches and discuss the
> project on the relevant lists.


> Eventually someone from the project (or in the case of an Incubator PMC, a
> PMC member) will get wise to the situation and give those folks commit
> access.  -- justin

After a duration of time (week, whatever); you should feel free to
nudge someone on the pmc (chair is the easiest one to find usually)
whether a question about whether codebase XXXX is inactive or not.

Incubator's an odd one as that nudge means it either needs to get
reactive, or it needs to be considered as having failed incubation.


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