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From Jordan Zimmerman <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Curator from Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:36:41 GMT
Thanks for everyone's thoughtful responses on this. In retrospect, my initial reply was over
the top and I apologize for that. It sounds like we have some agreement here. I'll cancel
the current graduation vote, Ioannis will handle the next release, and then I'll submit a
new vote.


On Jul 25, 2013, at 10:34 AM, Ioannis Canellos <> wrote:

> Even though, I agree that 5 active committers is a sensible number of committers before
graduation, I've seen projects being successful TLPs with less. I also don't feel that that
multiple release managers are required (they are really nice to have though). 
> I understand the discomfort of some of the mentors, so I'll volunteer to manage the next
> On the other hand I see nothing wrong with a project staying in the incubator longer.
It only costs 72 hours per release and nothing more. 
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 25 Ιουλ 2013, at 18:38, Luciano Resende <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 11:11 PM, Jordan Zimmerman <
>>> wrote:
>>> I agree with Eric here. The pace in Incubator is stifling. It was my
>>> understanding that the Incubator's purpose was to establish community and
>>> have a project learn the Apache Way. Curator already had a thriving
>>> community before it came into the Incubator. What is was lacking was
>>> diverse committers. Over four months we've demonstrated that we can attract
>>> new committers. I fully expect that more committers will come on when (if)
>>> Curator is a TLP.
>>> -JZ
>> I think the main issue for the project is that the mentors want to make
>> sure the new committers can move the project on in case you or some other
>> committer is not available. If we can demonstrate a release done by someone
>> other committer, and also a process of proposing and adding a new committer
>> from someone other then you, this project will have my +1 for graduation.
>> -- 
>> Luciano Resende

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