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From robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Growth
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2005 22:58:44 GMT
On 12/22/05, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
> > On 12/21/2005 7:22 AM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> >
> >> Folks,
> >>
> >> Right now any PMC can automatically ok projects into incubator. How
> >> about we change that rule? So that the only pmc that can  approve a
> >> proposal is the incubator PMC.
>
> ++1
>
> > Without putting too much thought into my response I think that the
> > Incubator PMC wields enough control given that they have the final say
> > on Incubation graduation.
>
> Having a no vote in what enters the incubator, but only on what leaves:
> 1) sets up the folks doing the work for burnout due to the possibly
> large numbers of projects in at any one time. Controlling throughput is
> important.

+1

> 2) sets up a larger number of projects for failure. If there is
> (hypothetically) some compelling reason that a project isn't going to be
> graduated, then isn't it better to be able to say that at the start,
> rather than waiting for a certain number of hoops to be jumped through?

+1

>
> Yes, absolutely, I believe the incubator should have a vote up front to
> approve what enters the incubator.

+1

- robert

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