I must admit that the fact that Susan brought this up, and the
responses that followed, makes me feel even more welcome. Not because I
feel "dis'd" in any way, I understand the issue with the code move,
it's just the mere fact that people really care about those things.
So thanks everyone. Now I'll dig in :-)
On 2009-12-08 19:48, Susan Franklin McCourt wrote:
I felt the need to explain a couple of things with respect to my
committer votes for Steffen and Shawn.
I thought I was voting +1 for Daniel as an equinox incubator committer
(after all, he's already a regular committer), but apparently I
inadvertently assigned a +1 and "sure" to one of Steffen's nominations.
I was planning a longer explanation for voting +1 for Steffen and
So my votes look a bit confused, one saying "sure" the other with a
long explanation, and a bunch of +1's after that (after getting
frustrated with fumbling the portal interface).
I thought it was important to say that:
- I've seen patches and bug reports from both Steffen and Shawn in the
course of my platform UI work, or watching SWT bugs, etc.
- these guys are talented committers
- I think it's a bit odd to vote in a committer who hasn't yet actively
participated in the project itself
- the Mylyn discovery work fills an important gap in our p2 story and
has proven itself through adoption by other projects
- it is best for p2 if we can integrate the work and have a cohesive
story about how these pieces fit together and why
- we need those guys to support their code in p2-land, hence they need
to be committers
I'm making this lengthy (public) explanation because I don't want to
"dis" committers like Ian, Thomas, Henrik, Daniel who attended a bunch
of calls and submitted loads of patches before we even started a
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