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From bdelacre...@apache.org
Subject [incubator] branch master updated: Fix link to Board minutes, quote a larger part of the resolution, remove now redundant information right after that and link to cookbook
Date Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:25:24 GMT
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The following commit(s) were added to refs/heads/master by this push:
     new 1b45630  Fix link to Board minutes, quote a larger part of the resolution, remove
now redundant information right after that and link to cookbook
1b45630 is described below

commit 1b45630bbd37e15804880f43b60882b65283dd0d
Author: Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>
AuthorDate: Thu Jul 25 09:25:16 2019 +0200

    Fix link to Board minutes, quote a larger part of the resolution, remove now redundant
information right after that and link to cookbook
---
 pages/policy/incubation.ad | 28 +++++++++++++++++++---------
 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/pages/policy/incubation.ad b/pages/policy/incubation.ad
index c0db847..0f2b53f 100644
--- a/pages/policy/incubation.ad
+++ b/pages/policy/incubation.ad
@@ -7,19 +7,29 @@ Apache Incubator PMC
 :toc:
 :imagesdir: ../images/
 
-In October 2002 the Board of Directors of the Apache Software Foundation passed a resolution
creating the Apache Incubator PMC (referred to as the "Incubator PMC") charged with "accepting
new products into the Foundation, providing guidance and support to help each new product
engender their own collaborative community, educating new developers in the philosophy and
guidelines for collaborative development as defined by the members of the Foundation, and
proposing to the board the promot [...]
+In October 2002 the Board of Directors of the Apache Software Foundation passed 
+a resolution to establish the Apache Incubator PMC. Quoting the 
+link:https://www.apache.org/foundation/records/minutes/2002/board_minutes_2002_10_16.txt[October
16th, 2002 Board Minutes]:
+
+[quote, ASF Board Meeting, October 16th 2002]
+...establish a Project Management Committee charged with
+       accepting **new products** into the Foundation, providing **guidance
+       and support** to help each new product engender their own
+       collaborative community, **educating new developers in the
+       philosophy and guidelines** for collaborative development as
+       defined by the members of the Foundation, and proposing to the
+       board **the promotion of such products to independent PMC
+       status** once their community has reached maturity.
 
-See the October 2002 link:https://www.apache.org/foundation/board/calendar-1999-2004.html#2002
[Board report] for the resolution.
-
-The Incubator was tasked with the following responsibilities:
+== About this Document
 
-- the acceptance and oversight of new products submitted or proposed to become part of the
Foundation;
-- providing guidance and ensuring that podlings under its purview develop products according
to the Foundation's philosophy and guidelines for collaborative development; and
-- regularly evaluating products under its purview and making the de/guides/roles_and_responsibilities
in each case of whether the product should be abandoned, continue to receive guidance and
support, or proposed to the board for promotion to full project status as part of an existing
or new Foundation PMC; and be it further.
+This document is the normative reference for the policies and procedures put in place by
the Incubator PMC for the Incubation process, 
+used by the Incubator PMC to discharge their duties as described above. 
 
-== About this Document
+It contains the minimum requirements that all new products and projects must meet before
they will be fully accepted into the Apache Software Foundation.  The document makes use of
the terms MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY
and OPTIONAL. Where capitalised, these terms are to be used as per the definitions found in
link:http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt[RFC 2119].
 
-This document is the normative reference for the policies and procedures put in place by
the Incubator PMC for the Incubation process, which is used by the Incubator PMC to discharge
their duties as described above. It contains the minimum requirements that all new products
and projects must meet before they will be fully accepted into the Apache Software Foundation.
 The document makes use of the terms MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD
NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY and  [...]
+Like many policy documents this is not the most fun thing to read. Our link:/cookbook[Cookbook]

+provides more concrete information on the incubation process.
 
 == Scope
 This document contains the minimum requirements and processes that must be met by products
and projects wishing to become part of the Apache Software Foundation.


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