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Did he voluntarily give up his role, or was he kicked out?
Why hasn't Roland McGrath (who is the original author, and seems a competent and reasonable person) taken up the maintainer role himself?
Won't giving commit access to all "good contributors" tend to result in patches getting committed without review, thus leading to lowered code quality?
Changes in glibc development
Posted Mar 27, 2012 15:18 UTC (Tue) by vapier (subscriber, #15768)
i don't want to speak for Roland, so i'll just make generalities. not everyone has a full time job just for glibc, or even wants that. there is a lot of interesting computer development going on nowadays in other areas.
Posted Mar 27, 2012 21:05 UTC (Tue) by stevenj (guest, #421)
The following people have agreed to be responsible for glibc to the
GNU Project: Ryan Arnold, Maxim Kuvyrkov, Joseph Myers, Carlos
O'Donell, Alexandre Oliva. (This does not confer any extra ability to
make decisions for the project; community consensus is what matters
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