The Process in Brief

  1. A potential new committer is nominated by a member of the community. This should be done publicly on the fluid-work mailing list.
  2. Current committers vote privately on the nomination. A private, moderated mailing list, committers, has been be set up for this purpose. Typical voting rules apply: +1 for agreement; if you vote -1, please include a rationale.
  3. If a nomination is denied, a member of the committers group will provide an explanation and coach the candidate on how they may earn commit access in the future.
  4. If the committer is accepted, they will be given an SVN account and will be subscribed to the commits mailing list. The commits list is public and archived.

Responsibilities of Commit Access

Commit access to the Fluid Project repository is a responsibility. Committers agree to: