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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal: Sponsor becomes Mentor
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 02:26:27 GMT


Berin Lautenbach wrote:

>>From: Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicolaken@apache.org>
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>>The name "Sponsoring Entity" is wierd, and the more I think of it, the 
>>more it seems artificial.
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>Yup.  It was the best I could think of at the
>time :<.
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>>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.
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>>Hence I propose that we have:
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>>  - 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.
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>The only issue then is that we loose the original
>concept of the sponsor.  While the distinction
>between sponsor and sponsoring entity was
>artificial, I think it was useful.  
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>So the sponsor was the individual Apache member
>who would champion the cause of the candidate
>project with the relevant sponsoring entity,
>help the candidate through those initial stages
>and be a champion for the podling once it was
>accepted.
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>We still need this role (at least prior to
>acceptance by a "sponsoring entity" or whatever
>we want to call it now) I think.  However I like
>the idea of calling the "sponsoring entity" the
>sponsor, as it's more natural.  For the purposes
>of documentation why not something like the
>candidate "champion" for the original sponsor 
>idea?
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++1

Cheers, Steve.

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>    Berin
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