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From Ted Leung <>
Subject Re: Another cut at roles and responsibilities
Date Mon, 22 Sep 2003 18:52:19 GMT

On 9/22/2003 5:23 AM, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:

> Berin Lautenbach wrote:
> ...
>> I have also very much de-emphasised the role of the sponsor.  From 
>> what I've seen, the key role post acceptance is the Shepherd.  If the 
>> Sponsor wishes to become the shepherd, then they retain the 
>> responsibilities, otherwise they can move onto other things, having 
>> convinced an appropriate body in the ASF to take on the candidate.
> Hmmm, I don't like the idea that sponsors can simply walk away in 
> incubation. It makes it easy to push for an idea and let others do the 
> hard work.


> If someone doesn't want to do the work, then in my book he's not a 
> sponsor, as a sponsor gives something to get something, and in this 
> case he's just advocating.

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