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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Policy on Initial Committership
Date Mon, 02 Oct 2006 12:57:41 GMT

> On Oct 1, 2006, at 4:16 PM, Daniel Kulp wrote:
>> That's not it.   The issue is they have been barred access to a  
>> project they
>> have only expressed interest in contributed to.   They have not yet
>> contributed anything (no code, no patches, little to no  
>> communication on the
>> dev list, etc...).   That is why the CXF mentors decided it was
>> in-appropriate to give them commit access.   There name was on the  
>> initial
>> proposal, but after two months, there was still no contributions.   
>> Those
>> individuals are basically stating that since there name was on the  
>> proposal,
>> that is enough to get the commit rights.
>> Basically, Jason and the other mentors thought the initial  
>> commiters should
>> actually be those who contribute/commit stuff.   Those who don't  
>> meet that
>> barrier haven't earned the commit rights, so why should they have  
>> commit
>> rights?

I should also state that the intent was to *quickly*
create the PPMC, using the "current" list of committers
as the list (those with CXF commit privs) at which point
the PPMC would then start adding regular committers as
required and expected...

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