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From rdon...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r447021 - in /incubator/public/trunk: site-author/guides/proposal.xml site-publish/guides/proposal.html
Date Sun, 17 Sep 2006 07:48:32 GMT
Author: rdonkin
Date: Sun Sep 17 00:48:32 2006
New Revision: 447021

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=447021
Log:
Fixed typos

Modified:
    incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/proposal.xml
    incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/proposal.html

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/proposal.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/proposal.xml?view=diff&rev=447021&r1=447020&r2=447021
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/proposal.xml (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/proposal.xml Sun Sep 17 00:48:32 2006
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@
         	<p>
 The <a href='/incubation/Process_Description.html'>Incubation process</a> is
continuously evolving. 
 Hopefully this will help newer projects to be even stronger and more successful then existing
ones. 
-One consequence of this approach is that president is not always a reliable guide.
+One consequence of this approach is that precedence is not always a reliable guide.
 Another is that documentation may be a little outdated.
         	</p>
         </section>
@@ -64,7 +64,8 @@
           <title>Help Wanted!</title>
           <p>
 Help to improve the system by posting a patch for this document to the
-incubator section of <a href='http://issues.apache.org/JIRA'>JIRA</a> 
+<a href='https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INCUBATOR'>incubator section</a>

+of <a href='http://issues.apache.org/jira'>JIRA</a> 
 or a comment to the <a href='lists.html#general+at+incubator.apache.org'>general list</a>.
           </p>
         </section>
@@ -114,7 +115,7 @@
 <a href='entry.html#understanding'>process</a>.
 Discussion is an important part of opinion formation. A proposal
 will require development if it is to gain the maximum level of support from the
-<a href='/incubation/whoweare.html'>electorate</a>.
+<a href='/whoweare.html'>electorate</a>.
         </p>
     </section>
         <section id='developing'><title>Developing The Proposal</title>
@@ -784,7 +785,7 @@
 and work here on their own behalf. They are judged on their merits not their
 affiliations. However, in the spirit of full disclosure, it is useful for
 any current affiliations which may effect their perceived independence to be 
-listed openly at the start. 
+listed openly at the start.
                 </p><p>
 For example, those in salaried positions whose job is to work on the
 project should list their affiliation. Having this list helps to judge how
@@ -797,6 +798,14 @@
 It does not need to be maintained and affiliations of new committers elected 
 after the bootstrap do not need to be listed.
                 </p>
+                <p>
+Only the affiliations of committers on the initial bootstrap list 
+are relevant. These committers have not been added by the usual 
+<a href='http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#meritocracy'>meritocratic
process</a>. 
+It is strongly recommended that the once a project is
+bootstrapped, developers are judged by their contributions and not by their
+background. 
+                </p>
              </note>
         </section>
         <section id='template-sponsors'><title>Sponsors</title>
@@ -821,10 +830,10 @@
 [<a href='/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Mentor'>definition</a>] for the
candidate.
                 </p>
                     <p>
-It is common for additional Mentors to <a href='partication.html#mentor'>volunteer</a>
their services
+It is common for additional Mentors to <a href='partipation.html#mentor'>volunteer</a>
their services
 during the development of the proposal. The number of mentors for a Podling is limited only
by the
 energy and interest of those eligible to Mentor. Three Mentors gives a quorum and allows

-a Podling more autonomy. The current consensus is that three or more Mentors will make the
+a Podling more autonomy. The current consensus is that three or more Mentors makes the
 incubation process run more smoothly.
                 </p>
                 <p>
@@ -834,12 +843,16 @@
 at the end of the acceptance process, they have no formal role until the proposal is accepted.

 But informal enthusiasm from nominee Mentors is taken as a good sign.
 				</p>
+				<p>
+There is no restriction on the number of informal mentors (note the small <em>n</em>)

+that a Podling may have. These can be very useful but have no formal role in the process.
+				</p>
                 </note>
             </section>
             <section id='template-sponsoring-entity'><title>Sponsoring Entity</title>
                 <note>
                         <p>
-The <a href='/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibility.html#Sponsor'>Sponsor</a> 
+The <a href='/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.html#Sponsor'>Sponsor</a>

 is the organizational unit within Apache taking responsibility for this proposal.
 The sponsoring entity can be:
 </p>
@@ -850,7 +863,7 @@
 </ul>
                 <p>
 Unless there are strong links to an existing PMC, it is recommended that the
-proposal asks that the incubator PMC to act as sponsor.
+proposal asks that the Incubator PMC to act as sponsor.
                 </p>
                 <p>
 Note that the final destination within the Apache organizational structure

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/proposal.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/proposal.html?view=diff&rev=447021&r1=447020&r2=447021
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/proposal.html (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/proposal.html Sun Sep 17 00:48:32 2006
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@
 <p>
 The <a href="/incubation/Process_Description.html">Incubation process</a> is
continuously evolving. 
 Hopefully this will help newer projects to be even stronger and more successful then existing
ones. 
-One consequence of this approach is that president is not always a reliable guide.
+One consequence of this approach is that precedence is not always a reliable guide.
 Another is that documentation may be a little outdated.
         	</p>
 </div>
@@ -137,7 +137,8 @@
 <div class="section-content">
 <p>
 Help to improve the system by posting a patch for this document to the
-incubator section of <a href="http://issues.apache.org/JIRA">JIRA</a> 
+<a href="https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INCUBATOR">incubator section</a>

+of <a href="http://issues.apache.org/jira">JIRA</a> 
 or a comment to the <a href="lists.html#general+at+incubator.apache.org">general list</a>.
           </p>
 </div>
@@ -196,7 +197,7 @@
 <a href="entry.html#understanding">process</a>.
 Discussion is an important part of opinion formation. A proposal
 will require development if it is to gain the maximum level of support from the
-<a href="/incubation/whoweare.html">electorate</a>.
+<a href="/whoweare.html">electorate</a>.
         </p>
 </div>
 <h3>
@@ -1046,7 +1047,7 @@
 and work here on their own behalf. They are judged on their merits not their
 affiliations. However, in the spirit of full disclosure, it is useful for
 any current affiliations which may effect their perceived independence to be 
-listed openly at the start. 
+listed openly at the start.
                 </p><p>
 For example, those in salaried positions whose job is to work on the
 project should list their affiliation. Having this list helps to judge how
@@ -1059,6 +1060,14 @@
 It does not need to be maintained and affiliations of new committers elected 
 after the bootstrap do not need to be listed.
                 </p>
+                <p>
+Only the affiliations of committers on the initial bootstrap list 
+are relevant. These committers have not been added by the usual 
+<a href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#meritocracy">meritocratic
process</a>. 
+It is strongly recommended that the once a project is
+bootstrapped, developers are judged by their contributions and not by their
+background. 
+                </p>
              </note>
 </div>
 </div>
@@ -1096,10 +1105,10 @@
 [<a href="/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Mentor">definition</a>] for the
candidate.
                 </p>
                     <p>
-It is common for additional Mentors to <a href="partication.html#mentor">volunteer</a>
their services
+It is common for additional Mentors to <a href="partipation.html#mentor">volunteer</a>
their services
 during the development of the proposal. The number of mentors for a Podling is limited only
by the
 energy and interest of those eligible to Mentor. Three Mentors gives a quorum and allows

-a Podling more autonomy. The current consensus is that three or more Mentors will make the
+a Podling more autonomy. The current consensus is that three or more Mentors makes the
 incubation process run more smoothly.
                 </p>
                 <p>
@@ -1109,6 +1118,10 @@
 at the end of the acceptance process, they have no formal role until the proposal is accepted.

 But informal enthusiasm from nominee Mentors is taken as a good sign.
 				</p>
+				<p>
+There is no restriction on the number of informal mentors (note the small <em>n</em>)

+that a Podling may have. These can be very useful but have no formal role in the process.
+				</p>
                 </note>
 </div>
 </div>
@@ -1119,7 +1132,7 @@
 <div class="note">
 <note>
                         <p>
-The <a href="/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibility.html#Sponsor">Sponsor</a> 
+The <a href="/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.html#Sponsor">Sponsor</a>

 is the organizational unit within Apache taking responsibility for this proposal.
 The sponsoring entity can be:
 </p>
@@ -1130,7 +1143,7 @@
 </ul>
                 <p>
 Unless there are strong links to an existing PMC, it is recommended that the
-proposal asks that the incubator PMC to act as sponsor.
+proposal asks that the Incubator PMC to act as sponsor.
                 </p>
                 <p>
 Note that the final destination within the Apache organizational structure



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