This page describes the various roles related to the Flex SDK project.
The Flex SDK 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 Flex SDK 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 Flex SDK community. Contributors participate in a number of ways including:
Anyone is welcome to be a contributor. If you would like to submit patches through the bug system you will need to make sure that Adobe has a signed contributor agreement on file. You should ensure that you are familiar with Subversion, JIRA, the Flex SDK coding guidelines, and all other information that can be found on the project website.
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. See the Flex User Documentation page for more details.
To be considered as a partial-committer you should ensure that you've submitted a contributor agreement and then contact the Project Managers.
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:
Initial Committers for the Flex SDK come from the Adobe Flex engineering
team. 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.