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Subject svn commit: r374991 - /incubator/public/trunk/STATUS
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2006 09:40:21 GMT
Author: leosimons
Date: Sun Feb  5 01:40:19 2006
New Revision: 374991

I wonder how many people actually read files like this. Sigh. Anyhow, it should reflect reality
just a little more now.


Modified: incubator/public/trunk/STATUS
--- incubator/public/trunk/STATUS (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/STATUS Sun Feb  5 01:40:19 2006
@@ -11,11 +11,6 @@
 Pending Issues
-    o Clearly and authoritatively document how to edit, generate,
-      and update the Web site (three separate functions).
-    o Move the stable wiki pages into the official site.
     o We need to be very very clear about what it takes to be accepted
       into the incubator.  It should be a very low bar to leap, possibly
       not much more than 'no problematic code' and the existence of a
@@ -27,9 +22,9 @@
       a new top-level project of its own; needs to be a credit to the
       ASF and function well in the ASF framework; ...
-    o Moving the bylaw documentation from the Wiki to the main site
+See also:
-    o fix formatting of the project status pages
 Resolved Issues
@@ -51,9 +46,17 @@
       so that it is clear that they are, indeed, under incubation
+    o Clearly and authoritatively document how to edit, generate,
+      and update the Web site (three separate functions)
+      (
 The Incubation Process
+TODO: this does not belong in the STATUS file and probably was integrated into
+other documentation a while ago. That should be double-checked and then this
+section should be removed.
 This tries to list all the actions items that must be complete for a project
 before it can graduate from the incubator. It is probably incomplete.
@@ -155,6 +158,9 @@
       <URL:http://Source-Zone.Org/apache-irc/> so that
       the content of interactive discussions is available
       to everyone, but the logger isn't working)
+      Please do not use the IRC channel for important stuff.
+      Important stuff should be on mailing lists.
     o Mailing lists:
       - (send to
@@ -166,13 +172,23 @@
     o This status file is mailed to
       every Wednesday
-Project committers (as of 2003-10-27):
+Committers / PMC members:
-    Note that the most current information is always in the CVS
-    avail file, and can be found using:
+    The most current information is always in the SVN
+    authorization file, and can be found using:
-        ssh
-        cat /home/cvs/CVSROOT/avail | grep incubator
+      svn cat \
+       grep '^(incubator-pmc|incubator-site)'
+    The authortive source is in the committers SVN module and can be
+    found using:
+      svn cat |
grep -A 100 '^\* Incubator'
+    These two lists should roughly be in sync, however, since this
+    synchronization tends to happen manually, that's not always the
+    case.
@@ -181,6 +197,10 @@
     per-project status files.
 Possible topics for educational documents:
+    Note it has since been discussed and decided that a lot of content like this
+    should not be on the incubator website, but rather be part of "top-level"
+    documentation on the /foundation/, /legal/, /dev/ parts of
     o A document which describes the 'ideal' way a project has to
       go to be successfully integrated into the ASF: the flow of the

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