The Big ACL Opening

David Timms dtimms at
Thu Oct 16 09:45:41 UTC 2008

Casey Dahlin wrote:
> So, as most of you have probably heard, we are now on a two-tiered 
> access system for CVS. The final change which we will be making is the 
> mass ACL open.
> What will happen is all packages which are now set to be private, 
> accessible by their maintainers and a few specific individuals only, 
> will be opened up to all überpackager members. Members of überpackager 
> represent a filtered minority of CVS comitters, but membership is easy 
> to come by for anyone that asks.

As written here, this sounds risky.
Is it more like:
membership is easy to come by for existing packagers with:
- a good track record
- minimum number of existing packages
- some other qualifier ?


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