[TYPO3-core] Re: Re: Re: Re: Active Contributors, Core Team Meeting Nürnberg

Alexander Opitz opitz at pluspol.info
Mon May 13 15:34:25 CEST 2013


Jigal van Hemert wrote:
> I agree with Dmitry and have tried to express this a few times before.
> "Active Contributor" sounds more like a label for someone who has pushed
> N patches in the last couple of months. As soon as the number drops
> below a certain limit the label would be removed.
> There is nothing of trust and responsibility in the term. There is
> nothing about being part of a team, merge rights, friendly ghost duties,
> backporting patches, caring for the product and quality in the term.
> "Core Team Member" may have more 'status' in the term, but I personally
> don't care about that. It does say that you're part of a team.
> Membership usually comes with rights, duties and responsibilities.
> For me it's not about having any status or a nice label. The terms
> should communicate the correct message to the outside world. In posts in
> forum/lists, in the bugtracker, such a label could (and should)
> communicate the role of a person in a community. The term "Active
> Contributor" only tells me that the person actively contributes
> something; nothing more, nothing less. To others (at least to those who
> came up with the term) it seems to communicate 'trust'.

So changing the Terms from

"Core Member" to "Core Management Team"
"Active Contributor" to "Core Development Team"

would solve the problem?

Greetings Alex//

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