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From Josh Elser <els...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Graduation
Date Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:06:33 GMT

On 6/28/17 12:16 PM, Christopher wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:23 AM Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 6/26/17 6:27 PM, Christopher wrote:
>>> I think it would be in Fluo's best interests to start the graduation
>>> process. We've added one new committer, and have had several successful
>>> releases. I think it's clear that the PPMC understands what is required
>> of
>>> them from the Foundation and is prepared to meet those requirements.
>>> While I would still be more comfortable with more committers coming on
>>> board, I don't think this is a blocker for graduation. Given the niche
>>> nature of Fluo, it is going to be hard to attract new committers no
>> matter
>>> what stage we are in (incubation or TLP). I don't think this is
>> reflective
>>> of its ability to survive as a TLP. What matters is that we understand
>> how
>>> to add new committers when they do come and there isn't much left to
>> learn
>>> from incubation.
>>> What does the rest of the PPMC think about applying for graduation?
>> Can't argue with that logic. I'd say Fluo is more like niche on top of
>> niche. I don't recall seeing any chatter on general@incubator on the
>> subject of "expected community size" nor have I looked through
>> graduations that define how many committers are added.
>> Anyways, I'm hesitant on graduation given the small, close-knit
>> community, but have no concern with those members running a successful TLP.
> I share the concern on the small close-knit community, and I think that's
> something we'd have to keep working on as a TLP, and a line item to be
> covered in our regular board reports as a TLP. I just don't see incubation
> as helping with that any time soon.

Well put.

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