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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] The "new user -> ECA -> signed-off by" workflow is broken

> On 4 Mar 2021, at 16:51, Wim Jongman <wim.jongman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have done a scientific measurement. See below how the process works in practice [1] with drop-off percentages in each step of the process.

Regardless of the actual calculation, I fully agree with Wim, there are many Eclipse Foundation procedures that are far from developer friendly (to put it politely).

Given that many projects moved to GitHub, a simple GitHub account should be enough for contributors.

Not directly related, but similar in results, is the absurd strictness of GitHub access rights, even for project leads and committers.

For example, if I want to set the Embedded CDT description in GitHub, an operation that usually takes less than a minute, I cannot do it myself, I have to open a Bugzilla ticket and some authorised Foundation administrator will do it for me. 

Completely inefficient, as many other Foundation procedures. :-(



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