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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: How to manage change in the Incubator rules
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 14:19:05 GMT
+1 

Thanks,
dims

--- Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicolaken@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> The new website is up, and we have a new set of docs about how to do 
> incubation. They are labeled as draft, but in rality they are more real 
> and used than ever. They are clearly not draft AFAIS.
> 
> Apache projects usually make releases, and have deliverables. The code 
> they put in is managed through lazy consensus and voting only when it's 
> deemed to be required or requested.
> 
> Incubator releases are basically Incubated Projects' release to the 
> Sponsor PMC. So I gather that how incubation is done is our "code".
> 
> Hence I would not see the need to "ratify" such rules as has been 
> suggested if there seems to be consensus, as it's much easier to manage IMO.
> 
> Because of this, I would suggest that we remove the "draft" status on 
> our policy docs and simply use them as our guide, that will change in 
> need without having to go through tedious votes when there is good 
> consensus.
> 
> Objections?
> 
> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>              - verba volant, scripta manent -
>     (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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