Ticket #14796 (pike): please commit

Florian Ebeling florian.ebeling at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 02:34:19 PDT 2008

> I think it's also important to remember that the wording for that was
> probably drafted during an earlier, more idealistic age.  If toning it down
> a little would result in better recruitment counts then I think most folks
> would be all for it, though I think the part about demonstrating some
> tangible interest (in the form of a new Portfile or patches to existing
> ones) is still reasonable since you don't want folks just walking up,
> registering themselves, and then walking away again never to return, either.
> That just clutters things up.  Perhaps there's some way to word this that
> would be less disheartening.

It could probably be made to sound more like an invitation and less like a
"filtering." People would probably still understand that there is
this responsibility when you have only one trunk branch, and such,
and that there are rules, on which the whole community relies.

>  Your description of yourself and your motivation certainly suggests to ME
> that you should have been a committer already.  What's the hold-up?

Sounds good :) I send an email then.


Florian Ebeling
florian.ebeling at gmail.com

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