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Re: [eclipse-pmc] Concerns Regarding Sub-Project Merege

On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 2:05 PM, Wayne Beaton
<wayne.beaton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:42 AM, Lars Vogel <lars.vogel@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> IMHO merging the platform project is primarily about making it easier
>> to get new committer on board. At the moment is really hard for new
>> people to gather enough commits (in one of our sub-projects) to get
>> commit rights. Merging the projects would make that easier.
> IMHO, whether or not contributions spanning project boundaries count in a
> merit statement for a committer election is a matter for the project teams
> and PMC to decide. i.e. this is a barrier that you can break by deciding to
> break it.
> Just figuring out the project/repository to contribute to is the hard part
> IMHO, and this isn't going to be addressed by collapsing projects (unless
> you also merge repositories)

Have you received many such complaints? It is smth we should consider
also if it prevents people from even finding our code.

> FWIW, I'm in favour of consolidating at least some of the projects.
> Wayne
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