Some answers for HHS's questions
But with that there are lot of rules with exceptions. From my daily real life job I do know, that many rules with exceptions may make things more complicated and provoke discussions and conflicts.
So my question is: How can we see that "a reasonable level of competence in both aircraft development and GIT usage" is there? Does he has to be checked? Which level of competence is needed for making an aircraft?
It is good to see that the existing rules are finally formalized, so we get a clear guideline.
It is also good to see that people should be more encouraged to submit merge requests. But this also means that those with commit rights should be more encouraged to review those merge requests and commit them!