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From Tetsuya Kitahata <tets...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal: Sponsor becomes Mentor
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2003 22:44:40 GMT

Ahhh....

What I would like to have seen was
not
  * Sponsor
  * Shepherd
styled category of entities, but
  * Mentor
  * Coach (Coacher?)
styled category of entities.

Horay! That's "incubation". :-)

-- Tetsuya <tetsuya@apache.org> ---

P.S. I have not been able to interpret "podling"
into japanese yet, by the way. :-)


On Tue, 21 Oct 2003 18:53:14 +0200
(Subject: Proposal: Sponsor becomes Mentor)
Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicolaken@apache.org> wrote:

> 
> The name "Sponsoring Entity" is wierd, and the more I think of it, the 
> more it seems artificial.
> 
> What we need is something that sponsors the project, and will accept it, 
> and someone that mentors the project, which are 2 concepts, not 3 as now.
> 
> Hence I propose that we have:
> 
>   - Sponsor: the Apache entity (PMC) that sponsors the project
>              and that will recieve it upon succesfull incuabtion.
>   - Mentor:  the Apache member or Sponsor PMC member that will
>              assist in incubation. He will become part of the
>              Incubator PMC.
> 
> In this way we ensure that the currently defined Sponsor follows the 
> project and that the Mentor is always pre-proposed by the candidate (so 
> we don't need go hinting for it).
> 
> What do you think?
> 
> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>              - verba volant, scripta manent -
>     (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------


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