Re: Account Policies

Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> writes:

> On Sun, Sep 02, 2001 at 04:56:42PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > It doesn't really scale for them though - they have extremely long
> > > delays to become a maintainer. I don't know though what part of the
> > > maintainer process causes that.
> > 
> > A UK shared access box a long time ago (when it was a big deal) had a simple
> > policy. You needed two people to propose someone got an account. If they
> > then screwed up they lost their account, as did you
> Hum, I have already "sponsored" 3 person so that they get CVS access to hack
> on libxml/libxslt who are not involved otherwise in the Gnome project,
> and I doubt I would have found a 2nd person in that case :-)
>  Maybe this just mean that libxml/libxslt is not too tied with the rest
> of the Gnome project, I don't know maybe that's a good way to make sure
> new projects are really part of it.

I think it's important to maintain the policy "if the maintainer of a module
wants someone added for have access to a module, they get added". If that
causes problems, then we need to deal with the ACL issue.


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