The Fedora Repository software is open source and released under an Apache License, Version 2.0. The software and associated documentation is developed collectively by a community of contributors and committers. All interested community members are encouraged to contribute to the project. Contributors who demonstrate sustained engagement with the project through quality participation in meetings, mailing lists, documentation and code updates can be nominated by existing committers to also become a committer. It should be emphasized that committers need not be limited to software developers. Community members with skills in documentation and testing, for example, can also be committers.
Committers share the following rights:
Committers share the following responsibilities:
The following is an alphabetized list of the current Fedora committers:
|Name||Organization||Code Signing Key|
|Ben Armintor||Columbia University||armintor at gmail dot com||4951BD3E94F5F3EC2DA647B5DD0CF2D2FB219210|
|Chris Beer||Stanford University||chris at cbeer dot info|
|Danny Bernstein||DuraSpace||dabylon at gmail dot com|
|Aaron Birkland||Johns Hopkins University||birkie at gmail dot com|
|Yinlin Chen||Virginia Tech||ylchen at vt dot edu|
|Esmé Cowles||Princeton University||escowles at ticklefish dot org|
|Osman Din||MIT||osmandin at mit dot edu||97329A853F2CF54134C1669D4FB9CB3EBABCE493|
|Mike Durbin||University of Virginia||md5wz at virginia dot edu||EB1B407BD3985F4F4F00 E81E51AA1F4B834A6FD1|
|Peter Eichman||University of Maryland|
|Ben Pennell||University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||bbpennel at email dot unc dot edu||FCC439F0B13D8C4C31EFB889342F99E67F4CC3F3|
|Bethany Seeger||Amherst College||bseeger at amherst dot edu|
|Jared Whiklo||University of Manitoba||jwhiklo at gmail dot com|
|Andrew Woods||Duraspace||awoods at duraspace dot org||7BCE77FB75D06477C7A1D6EF04BE1CAB70B358DF|
The Fedora project depends on the engagement and contributions of community stakeholders. As noted above, contributions can take the form of:
Documentors contribute by reviewing, correcting, updating, and enhancing the project documentation found on this wiki targeting users and administrators of Fedora.
Testers contribute by performing and reporting on the outcomes of a wide range of tests, including performance, security, stress, regression, etc. on an on-going as well as release-time basis.
Developers contribute by writing functional and test code that fixes, hardens, and extends the Fedora codebase.
|Aaron Coburn||Amherst College|
|Adam Soroka||Smithsonian Institute|
|Nick Ruest||York University|
This is a list of all known general contributors to post-Fedora 3 software. These people have contributed to at least one version of Fedora (as of Fedora 4.7.1)