This page describes the various roles related to the OSMF project.
The OSMF is a large project and therefore has a management committee that takes on the following responsibilities:
The management committee is currently composed of Adobe employees. As the OSMF community matures the committee may invite non-Adobe members to become more active in the management of the project.
A contributor is someone who is playing an active role in the OSMF community. Contributors participate in a number of ways including:
You should ensure that you are familiar with Subversion, JIRA, the OSMF coding guidelines, and all other information that can be found on the project website.
The OSMF Project Managers are working to enable patch submissions to the OSMF project so please continue to check back for this development.
A partial-committer is a contributor who has been given some additional privileges, for example:
Partial-committers also play an important role in the product, especially those who know the product documentation well and can contribute to correcting documentation errors, or those who have some excellent sample projects to contribute.
A committer is someone who is entitled to check code or documentation into any area of the source control system. Being a committer requires certain attributes including:
A Contributor who has been determined to meet the above criteria (especially the last point) can be nominated for promotion to full Committer status by either the community or other Committers, with Project Managers making a final decision.