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From Donald Whytock <>
Subject Re: Establishing New Committers
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 22:50:38 GMT
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 5:32 AM, Ross Gardler <> wrote:
> You use the phrase "committ rights" in this template. They are not
> "rights" they are "privileges". The reason this might be important is
> that very occasionally it is necessary for a PMC to remove these
> privileges, it is one of the few blunt instruments available for
> solving community issues that have got out of hand.

Another way that "privileges" is better is that commits, as I
understand it, can be -1'ed away if necessary.  A "right" to commit
might imply more permanence than actually exists.


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