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From Enis Söztutar <enis....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Curator from Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 25 Jul 2013 02:34:09 GMT
Although I hope it does not come to that, if you feel that going some other
route is more meaningful for the project, you can definitely start a
discussion around retirement. See this page:
http://incubator.apache.org/guides/retirement.html



On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 6:49 PM, Jordan Zimmerman <
jordan@jordanzimmerman.com> wrote:

> I am quickly coming to the conclusion that it was a mistake to put Curator
> into Apache. I was cautioned by many colleagues that I shouldn't do it and
> I now understand why they were correct. I'm not interested in another 3
> months of incubation.
>
> What is the process for failing out of incubation so that Curator can
> continue outside of Apache?
>
> ====================
> Jordan Zimmerman
>
> On Jul 24, 2013, at 6:38 PM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 10:15 AM, Jordan Zimmerman <
> > jordan@jordanzimmerman.com> wrote:
> >
> >> The Apache Curator project entered the Incubator in March of 2013. Since
> >> then we have added two new committers/PPMC members from diverse
> >> organizations. The codebase has steadily grown and we have made three
> >> releases following the ASF policies and guidelines. Thanks to the
> excellent
> >> mentorship we have received through this period we have learned to
> >> self-govern and grow our community using accepted Apache practices.
> Curator
> >> continues to attract interest from contributors and users across the
> world.
> >> Given these milestones, I strongly feel that Curator is ready to
> graduate
> >> from the Incubator.
> >>
> >> The first step towards graduation is to vote as a community that Curator
> >> is ready to graduate. If the vote is successful, we will draft a board
> >> resolution proposal and call a vote on the general Incubator list. The
> >> complete graduation process is described below [1].
> >>
> >> Please cast your votes:
> >>
> >> [  ]  +1 Graduate Curator from Incubator
> >> [  ]  +0 Indifferent to graduation status of Curator
> >> [  ]  -1 Reject graduation of Curator from Incubator
> >>
> >> This vote will remain open for at least 72 hours from now.
> >>
> >> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html
> >>
> >> Thank you,
> >>
> >> Jordan (this email serves as a +1 from me)
> >
> > Curator has done a tremendous progress in just a few months in
> Incubation,
> > multiple releases, multiple committers, etc. Also, having a TLP with 3
> > active committers (I haven't seen Jay really active) is very risky, as if
> > any is MIA, the TLP will not be able to vote for releases, new members,
> > etc. Also, it worries me a bit that the project is still largely
> dependent
> > on Jordan, particularly now that he has expressed that he is going to be
> > transitioning jobs, and having passed through this experience recently, I
> > know that your schedule and responsibilities change, and I want to make
> > sure that is not going to affect the project.
> >
> > As for next tasks, I would encourage having releases handled by different
> > committers, having new committers mentored and proposed by the new
> > committers, that would show signs that the project does not rely only on
> > Jordan.
> >
> > Based on that, I'm voting -1, and would like to propose that we review
> this
> > matter in 3 months from now (close to our next report to the IPMC)
> >
> > --
> > Luciano Resende
> > http://people.apache.org/~lresende
> > http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> > http://lresende.blogspot.com/
>

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