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Subject svn commit: r1813801 - /subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/roles.part.html
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:48:29 GMT
Author: danielsh
Date: Mon Oct 30 16:48:29 2017
New Revision: 1813801

HACKING: Update partial commit access invitation process description.

* docs/community-guide/roles.part.html
  (#partial-commit-access): Write down private@'s long-standing oral
    tradition regarding partial commit access invitations.


Modified: subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/roles.part.html
--- subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/roles.part.html (original)
+++ subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/roles.part.html Mon Oct 30 16:48:29 2017
@@ -83,10 +83,13 @@ list</a> might be the most convenient pl
 <p>A full committer sponsors the partial committer.  Usually this
 means the full committer has applied several patches to the same area
 from the proposed partial committer, and realizes things would be
-easier if the person were just committing directly.  Approval is not
-required from the full committers; it is assumed that sponsors know
-what they're doing and will watch the partial committer's first few
-commits to make sure everything's going smoothly.</p>
+easier if the person were just committing directly.  It is customary and
+recommended for the sponsor to float the prospect by private@ before
+issueing an invitation, but not required; sponsors are trusted to use
+good judgement.</p>
+<p>The sponsor watches the partial committer's first few commits to ensure
+everything's going smoothly.</p>
 <p>Patches submitted by a partial committer may be committed by that
 committer even if they are outside that person's domain.  This

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