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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: Dum Question
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2003 23:00:45 GMT
On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 04:02:59PM -0500, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>...
> i believe you are mistaken.  that model only permits new adoptions
> into existing projects -- which is most definitely not the sole
> scenario.  iirc, that is *one* scenario -- but the incubator has
> the task of fielding requests from external projects that want to
> become part of apache.

Ah. Excllent point, which I hadn't considered. I completely agree.

The point which I've made in the past, but would like to reiterate is that I
see the Incubator as a logistics manager for incoming projects. Not as a
training ground. The future TLP is the training ground simply on the basis
that it will be providing oversight to the incoming codebase.

For totally new projects with no destination? Then I honestly have no idea
how to provide the "training" for those people. I don't believe the
Incubator can do it, but I'm also not going to even try to obstruct others
who feel it is (I'd just hope people provide due consideration to whether
the Incubator is the right approach). i.e. within my time constraints, I'd
happily participate in verifying that logistical requirements have been met,
but "training" is too amorphous for me to deal with properly [in this
context].

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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