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From Hadrian Zbarcea <>
Subject Re: Not just yet
Date Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10:11:13 GMT
Thanks Marvin,

I will post the amended resolution text today for review.


On 10/21/2015 11:09 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 7:58 PM, John D. Ament <> wrote:
>> I think that's my point.  Those two weeks should be used to get incubator
>> approval.  If you wait 4 weeks you don't graduate until December.
> The Incubator isn't going to vote again.  The text of the graduation
> resolution from an Incubator recommendation is advisory and the Board
> often modifies it. (The Incubator gets the text wrong embarrassingly
> often.)  The Board passing a resolution to establish a TLP is the
> crucial step from the standpoint of the Foundation as a corporate
> entity.
> It's regrettable that the glitch was not caught until there was little
> time left during today's meeting, but resolutions are powerful tools
> and it's important to get the language right. The Foundation's bylaws
> constrain the Board's ability to act -- it's not supposed to be easy.
> Marvin Humphrey

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