Re: [jgit-dev] [Vote] Matthias Sohn as JGit project lead
On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 08:08, Wayne Beaton <wayne@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I believe that's everybody. We'll call it successful.
> I have updated the database.
> Thanks for your continuing contributions Matthias.
And as Wayne said, thanks for your continuing contributions Matthias.
> On 06/06/2011 01:13 PM, Shawn Pearce wrote:
>> I would like to invite Matthias Sohn to be one of the project leads
>> for JGit. Apparently you can't do this sort of vote via the portal,
>> so committers, please reply and +1/-1 if you agree/disagree.
>> Here's my rationale for why, and why now:
>> Since the project officially started at Eclipse, Matthias has been
>> incredibly helpful at trying to keep patches moving through review,
>> organizing paperwork for the foundation, and helping to keep the
>> all of the releases somewhat on track.
>> Right now I think we're largely behaving like Matthias is one of the
>> project leads for JGit. I think we should correct the foundation
>> metadata and make it that way. If the vote carries I will email EMO,
>> point to this thread, and ask for the update to be made.
>> Chris Aniszczyk pointed out there is no practical difference between
>> project leadership and committer. Eclipse projects run by committer
>> consensus, and not "benevolent dictatorship". But project leads
>> get the mundane job of maintaining records for EMO, and preparing
>> docuware for project reviews. Matthias Sohn has been doing this for
>> the JGit project for quite some time.
>> So, in a nut shell, I'm asking Matthias to keep doing what he has
>> been doing, which is to help me keep this project moving forward,
>> in compliance with the overall Eclipse development process, and
>> represent our committer community to EMO.