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Congrats DD32

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For those that don’t know, DD32 or Dion Hulse has been granted core commit access to the WordPress project. Just from an outside looking in view, I think DD32 is more than deserving of this position as his contributions in and outside of the core have helped many.

On new commit messages you might start seeing a familiar name, DD32 aka Dion Hulse. He’ll be initially focusing on the areas he’s already contributed a ton to like automatic upgrades and HTTP. He has been a mentor to many and is not scared to jump into any part of the code keeping a positive outlook no matter how far down the rabbit hole he ends up.

If we look deeper into Matts post, this will be a trend for 2010. More people will be granted commit access to the core as a recognition of trust. I think this is a good thing as long as the number of core committers don’t get out of hand.

For anyone keeping score:
Non Automattic Employed Core Committers 3
Automattic Employed Core Committers 3

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  1. Lloyd Budd (22 comments.) says:

    Jeff, I think your scorecard might be a little off, I count 4:3

    markjaquith, westi, dd32, wpmuguru,

    matt, ryan, azaozz

  2. Kirk M (67 comments.) says:

    Holy Hannah, you’re up to an even half a dozen. Trac’s sure to rupture, no doubt. Hope you’re all wearing your hard hats. ;-) Glad DD32 has been brought on board.



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