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Obtaining an Author status

Dmitry Batrak
Hello again,

Could you please let me know how can I request an Author status? I have 2 contributions already accepted, and I'd like to continue contributing 2d-related changes to OpenJDK. Having an Author role will make it much simpler, as I won't need anyone's help for creating and updating webrevs on cr.openjdk.java.net.

A month ago I've sent a request to Mark Reinhold, jdk9 project lead, as described at http://openjdk.java.net/projects/, but didn't receive any response.

Best regards,
Dmitry Batrak
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Re: Obtaining an Author status

Mario Torre-6
Hello Dmitry,

Quoting from:

http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#project-author

"""
Becoming an Author

Any Contributor may request the Author role by contacting the relevant
Project Lead. References to at least two sponsored contributions to
the Project are required.
[...]
Project Leads are encouraged to grant the Author role only to
Contributors who appear likely to continue to contribute for some time
so that they will eventually be nominated to the Committer role.
"""

To request the Author status, you need to send an email to the project
lead with links to your contributions and your email and name details,
afaik this is "self service", i.e. you don't need somebody presenting
you to become an author. Since you said you already sent the email to
the jdk9 project lead there's not much else to do at this stage, it's
simply a very busy period so I'm sure the project lead will get back
to you shortly.

Cheers,
Mario


On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 10:09 AM, Dmitry Batrak
<[hidden email]> wrote:

> Hello again,
>
> Could you please let me know how can I request an Author status? I have 2
> contributions already accepted, and I'd like to continue contributing
> 2d-related changes to OpenJDK. Having an Author role will make it much
> simpler, as I won't need anyone's help for creating and updating webrevs on
> cr.openjdk.java.net.
>
> A month ago I've sent a request to Mark Reinhold, jdk9 project lead, as
> described at http://openjdk.java.net/projects/, but didn't receive any
> response.
>
> Best regards,
> Dmitry Batrak
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