Launchpad team management
freddymartinez9 at ubuntu.com
Wed May 9 07:20:37 UTC 2007
I like the way the team is now (people have to be added). It will make the
team members look back at the commits, where they came from etc. I think the
biggest problem is getting information across to people of where to send
patches / documentation etc. Also, where do we fit in the other areas of doc
work (wiki for example)? This may become problematic when we focus only on
On 5/9/07, Matthew East <mdke at ubuntu.com> wrote:
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> * Matthew East:
> > Hi all,
> > I've just been through the various pending applications to the
> > ubuntu-doc launchpad team and rejected 52 applicants. (I used the same
> > message for each, so please forgive me if the message seemed quite
> > impersonal).
> > Even though we've made it clear on the homepage that the team is
> > currently used to show people who have access to our svn repository and
> > people should contribute before applying, I don't think this is working!
> > So for that reason I've changed the team permissions to "restrictive" so
> > that only team administrators can add new members - that way, when
> > requesting svn passwords for new contributors, we can also add them to
> > the team.
> > Please post if you have any thoughts on that policy.
> An alternative would be to have a completely open group that anyone can
> join (ubuntu-doc) which we use as the bug contact and such; and then a
> restricted group (e.g. ubuntu-doc-svn) reserved for those with access to
> the svn repository. This structure might encourage contribution more
> than the one described above.
> What do people think?
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