Stemming from the SVN era, a lot of community contributers still have full commit rights on the blessed repositories.
Because GitHub offers the "pull request" paradigm,
the lack of commit rights are far less intrusive than in SVN.
Many community contributors seem to prefer contributing changes through pull request paradigm,
as it forces a core developer to sign off on the changes.
Having direct commit rights can even be counter-intuitive:
for example, if you edit a file directly on github, it doesn't create a pull request, but applies the changes directly.
Commits from contributors that come in via pull requests are still attributed to the original author
and count towards the original author's stats, so there are no additional disadvantages.
Following that logic, I propose to remove the commit rights on blessed for these contributors in 72 hours:
Please note that we appreciate past and future commits. Please keep the contributions coming! :)
If you're on this list and want to keep your commits rights on blessed,
just reply to this mail and I 'll take you off the list. No long argumentation needed :)
Keep commits rights on the blessed repositories
Might keep commits right on the blessed repositories
I 'll ask these people what they prefer and do that.
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