Thanks, community thinkers!

The consensus is overwhelming for being generous with committer status.

(Additionally, just as a point of record, it seems that at least some projects 
are indeed giving PMC membership without committer status, so that does seem to 
be reasonable Apache-fu, when appropriate.)

A. Soroka
The University of Virginia Library

> On Oct 13, 2016, at 9:30 PM, Shane Curcuru <> wrote:
> Luciano Resende wrote on 10/13/16 9:20 PM:
>> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 6:06 PM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
>>> On Oct 13, 2016 12:26, "Daniel Gruno" <> wrote:
>>>> Top-posting because yay ponies!
>>>> We've elected people committers in HTTPd solely due to them helping out
>>>> on IRC. There is no rule that says you must write aaaaanything down in a
>>>> file (code or documentation or otherwise) to become a committer :)
>>>> Any contribution can count towards merit.
>>> Also, more than one person who was made a docs committer on httpd went on
>>> to make small code contributions. And some not so small. Point being, when
>>> you extend trust, most people will rise to that level.
>>> I'm a strong believer in handing out commit early and easy. If someone
>>> breaks something, revert it. No harm done.
>> +1, I just wished some of the existing projects are watching this thread.
> This is exactly the kind of helpful guidance that folks should feel free
> to write content for the ComDev website.  Much easier to share when it's
> at a permanent URL.
> And using the CMS, anyone can make suggested changes just from a web
> browser - even non-committers!
> - Shane
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