Greetings, fellow Javascript hackers,

Quoting Jonas Smedegaard (2014-01-02 16:29:30)
> Quoting Jérémy Lal (2014-01-02 13:01:12)
>> I wonder if there is a minimum official requirement for granting SCM 
>> commit access to newcomers.
> At most there is "common practice" and of that there is several: 
> Alioth is provided by Debian and has the requirement that its use 
> should be related to Debian, but apart from that we decide on our own 
> how we want to work internally in our team.
> I like to avoid taking or giving orders from others, and since we use 
> Alioth only as central "hub" for distributed resources (git and 
> mailinglists) I see no need for hierarchy and routinely appoint "super 
> cow powers" to any newcomer to our team.
> If others insist that we should have hierarchy and distrust newcomers 
> until they somehow prove themselves worthy of higher power, then I 
> will demote myself to the lowest power (and consider leaving the 
> group).

Noone commented on this part.

Last call: If noone argues to the contrary, I will promote all team 
members to admin status one week from now.

> Speaking of which:
> I have till now mostly used collab-maint instead of our own git area 
> to ease contributions from other Debian members.  Alioth now (since 
> some time) allows any team to grant write access to all official 
> Debian members, similar to the access rights of collab-maint.  Do 
> anyone in this team disagree with enabling that additional right to 
> our git, or is it ok that I enable it (and start move packages from 
> collab-maint to our own git)?

I have now granted all DDs write access to our team git repository.

I will start move packages there that I have previously maintained at 
collab-maint, and suggest others to do the same.


 - Jonas

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