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From Eric Yang <>
Subject Re: chukwa mentorship
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 19:35:21 GMT
Hi Bill,

Thank you for your assistance in mentoring Chukwa.  We appreciate your
guidance in the
past two years.  We will definitely elect a mentor to join our PMC
when the community is ready to
graduate.  We wish you the best in your future endeavors.


On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 11:59 AM, William A. Rowe Jr.
<> wrote:
> Hi chukwa team,
> It's been my pleasure to help you through incubation, what little help
> I was able to offer.
> Right now I need to cut back seriously from excess commitments, and
> particularly from those groups with dysfunctional operating patterns
> or participants.
> That does *not* include chukwa developers!  You guys rock, and I believe
> this effort is about ready to graduate.  Since it's a very small effort
> and committee, I'd encourage you to 'bring along a mentor' or few into
> your initial PMC when the time comes, just as boosters, to help guide
> you in bringing on new committers and new project members.
> Case in point, I remained as a PMC member and mentor to stdcxx upon its
> graduation several years ago.  Rather than fold into the attic due to
> recent inactivity, that project has just finished identifying three brand
> new committers and project members to continue its legacy, with my prodding
> and encouragement, even as the board was prepared to terminate it.  Someday,
> such a mentor could help give chukwa that little kick, to ensure that it
> remains successful, so please consider bringing one along with you :)
> But the incubator-as-a-whole is no longer enjoyable for me, and as your
> mentor, it's on me to follow all of the public-general@ and back channel
> private@ committee business.  Those were increasingly high volume but
> oftentimes poor signal/noise communication channels, not to mention
> outright insulting and degrading.  I'm sorry but I simply could no longer
> commit to following those channels anymore on chukwa's behalf.  I trust
> Jukka to spearhead the necessary effort to find new and better solutions
> at the incubator for everyone participating, but I don't have the bandwidth
> to participate in that evolution.
> So earlier today, I've resigned from the Incubator PMC, and am seeking
> a new mentor to replace me on your behalf.  I don't want to leave you
> in the lurch, and do hope we can find someone for the project; Jukka is
> also helping in this recruiting effort.
> I wish you all well in your project and upcoming graduation!
> Cheers,
> Bill

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