That doesn’t apply to jira rights.  Someone has to add me as a
contributor.  That does not happen automatically.

On February 19, 2018 at 09:54:23, Matt Sicker ( wrote:

Commons is slightly different. Everyone at Apache can contribute and is an
automatic committer. There’s a PMC as well which works normally.

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 08:41, Otto Fowler <> wrote:

> I hate to say “on my project”, but I will.
> My understanding, from my experience on my project (Apache Metron) is that
> PMC members have jira rights within their project such that they can change
> the rights or add rights to jira accounts.
> I have these rights myself.
> We give contributor rights to community members when they ask, if they
> have been working on issues in the apache jira, such that they can assign,
> track, and close based on their work.  Having
> unassigned jiras that get worked and closed isn’t a good way to handle
> issues.
> I am sorry if I am misunderstanding something, but I didn’t imagine this
> to be different across projects.
> On February 19, 2018 at 09:34:28, Otto Fowler (
> wrote:
> As I stated in my original mail.  I would like to assign the Jiras for the
> issues I create and will be submitting Pull Requests for or for the issues
> that I didn’t create but will
> be creating Pull Requests for to myself.
> I am not requesting or mentioning commit rights.  I just want to have
> everything in my dashboard.
> But since commit rights keeps coming up.  Is there a link to commit
> procedures and requirements for VFS and or LANG or a guide for committers
> etc?
> I don’t imagine ‘just committing’ to either LANG or VFS.  I would feel
> more comfortable with the standard submit until we trust you model.  Also,
> my project
> doesn’t use SVN, we use Apache Git, and we have guides and scripts that we
> have committers use, I don’t think I’d just start committing to SVN willy
> nilly to start with.
> Thanks
> Otto
> On February 18, 2018 at 21:48:47, Matt Sicker ( wrote:
> On 17 February 2018 at 12:09, Otto Fowler <> wrote:
> > I am familiar with the differences between a contributor or a committer
> > both in the foundation and jira.
> > I would like _contributor_ rights, not commit rights.
> >
> In what context? You already have commit rights if you're a committer on
> any other project at Apache. Alternatively, you can submit PRs on GitHub if
> you prefer that interface.
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> Matt Sicker <>
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