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From Don Brown <>
Subject Re: Account requests for Incubator projects
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:11:14 GMT
We could also add to the request email a link to the podling's Status page, since that page
will list the mentors and is 
only writable by a PMC member.


Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> Why not just modify incubator procedure to make it clear that
> 1) Mentors make the requests and
> 2) They sign the email w/ the title "$PODLING_NAME Mentor"
> Now #2 don't prevent someone from misrepresenting themselves - which 
> would have to be dealt with - but rather it allows us to not act on but 
> simply reply back to those that ask for accounts w/o representing 
> themselves as mentors...
> geir
> Erik Abele wrote:
>> On 21.02.2006, at 21:18, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>> Infrastructure,
>>> All projects in the Incubator are managed by the Incubator PMC.  All 
>>> Mentors
>>> are Incubator PMC members (see committee info if in doubt).
>>> Requests for infrastructure and accounts should be coming from those
>>> Mentors, and should be cc'd to the Incubator PMC, so that it can 
>>> maintain
>>> oversight.
>> Hmm, while this makes sense it also makes it very hard to recognize 
>> valid requestors. The Incubator PMC membership is not always a 
>> long-term relationship and so root@ (et al) will have to find out 
>> about new mentors in some easy way.
>> For example there's this account request from Don Brown 
>> <> from today - it's not easily possible to find out 
>> if he is supposed to be in charge of that - there's nothing on the PMC 
>> list and there's just one vote thread covering the proposal on the 
>> public list, nothing else... so how are we supposed to find out if he 
>> is a mentor for some poddling?
>> (And btw, I don't think it is efficient to dig mailing list archives 
>> on every incubator request but that's the only possibilty right now, 
>> the website isn't up2date in this regard.)
>> Cheers,
>> Erik

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