Global write privs for Robert Collins

Earnie Boyd
Wed Apr 24 14:26:00 GMT 2002

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce that, after consultation with Corinna, we've
> decided to extend the offer of global write privileges in the cygwin
> tree to Robert Collins.
> What does this mean?  Well, it's an amazingly exciting promotion.
> Basically it means that he doesn't have to ask for permission to check
> things in.
> However, it also means that Robert will probably often receive "Are you
> sure?" email from Corinna or (most likely) me when things are checked
> in.  So, basically the potential for discussion is at the back end rather
> than the front end.
> This comes at a good time since my available time for working in cygwin
> is continually diminishing as my job responsibilities increase.

So does this mean Robert has worked himself into a paycheck from Redhat?


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