[Python-Dev] Encouraging developers

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Mar 6 07:22:12 CET 2007

Raymond Hettinger schrieb:
> [Phil Thompson]
>> I think a lot of people care, but many can't 
>> do anything about because the barrier to entry is too great.
> Do you mean commit priviledges?  ISTM, those tend to be
> handed out readily to people who assert that they have good use for them.
> Ask the Georg-bot how readily he was accepted and coached.  IMO,
> his acceptance was a model that all open source projects should aspire to.

Indeed. IIRC, he first posted a message (under pseudonym at the time):
"I reviewed these patches because I didn't have anything better to do".
Shortly afterwards, he was a committer.


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