I never got a response to this inquiry. I think the docs are still inconsistent.
On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:21 PM Christopher <ctubb...@apache.org> wrote: > Hi ComDev, quick question:  suggests committers should be signed up for > the private mailing list. However,  indicates it's a PMC-only mailing > list. The latter makes more sense, since voting on committers to join the > PMC could result in a socially awkward situation if said committer is > subscribed to the private list. Obviously, this only matters if committers > != PMC. > > Should the template be corrected? > > : > https://community.apache.org/newcommitter.html#committer-done-template > : https://www.apache.org/dev/pmc.html#who-can-be-on-private > >