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Emmet Hikory persia at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 21 23:27:49 BST 2008

Stefan Potyra  wrote:
>  On Monday 21 April 2008 16:34:18 Emmet Hikory wrote:
>  >     Consider the possibility that there exists a set of privileges
>  > that are both normally open to all after self-election, would be
>  > useful for those interested in becoming involved with development, and
>  > can be controlled through a Launchpad group (either directly or
>  > indirectly).  Having this set of privileges collected into a single
>  > group allows would-be members of the development effort to gain all
>  > appropriate access with a single membership, rather than having to
>  > track down each specific permission group individually.
>  >
>  >     Further, such a team allows for a single, accurate, label to
>  > indicate those so interested, and further provides an answer to the
>  > frequently asked question "What do I have to do to get involved in
>  > development>", that being to join the team, and dig in.  This may be
>  > perceived as an improvement over the current answer, to simply get
>  > started, with new developers seeking additional permissions one-by-one
>  > as they discover things they are unable to do without membership in
>  > the several relevant permission-granting teams.
>  aha, thanks for clearing it up. What other privileges are planned?

    I don't know of any currently.  The above is a justification for
the possible value of a open team that may be used for more than one
purpose, rather than a blueprint for any plans to create such a team.


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