[mythtv] Question about becoming a "core developer" (ie commit access?)

buzz davidbuzz at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 10:59:43 UTC 2008

Isaac, are you listening at the moment? I'd really appreciate your input

Devs, I'd appreciate it if someone (anyone) would respond to my query.
...?   If you don't think you can answer on behalf of others, can you
perhaps just tell me who/how/why you got commit access?


On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 8:09 PM, buzz <davidbuzz at gmail.com> wrote:

> HI Guys,
> Honest question... I've been wondering what the requirements are to becore
> a "core developer"  and/or  to get "commit access", and whether these things
> are actually the same or not?
> Is it as simple and dictatorial as "Isaac decides?" (which is OK, by the
> way), or is it more of a diplomatic/democratic system where oher dev's can
> decide/invite?
> Is there a criteria for what you must do in-order to be considered?    (
> eg: "post at least X good patches, and create X new features?"   or perhaps
> "be involved in the project for X amount of time"? )
> Oh, and Yes,
>  I did look through the wiki for this information, but didn't find it.  (
> I might be blind though!)
> I'm just wondering, because I'd like to be considered. I've been around on
> the -dev list just a little while (sometime before sept 2005), and started
> posting patches in 2006 (#936 was my first) I also have been quite actively
> posting patches/etc for approx a year, including the first repeatable and
> automated build env/tools for win32 (on top of andre's great work porting it
> there in the first place).
> what else do I need to do?
> Ta, and thanks for everyone's patience,
> Buzz.
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