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From "Davanum Srinivas" <>
Subject Re: Process for becoming a mentor
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2006 21:56:19 GMT

As an ASF member, you can volunteer to be on the Projects's /
Incubator PMC which oversees all the incubation projects. Once on the
PMC, you can join ppmc's for all the projects u are interested in.
Welcome aboard!! We could definitely use your help with bootstrapping

-- dims

On 3/22/06, Jason van Zyl <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Just poking around the incubator site and I see a responsibilities page
> for Mentors which is good but I don't see any criteria for being a
> mentor. But I think starting with three simple ones would be a start:
> 1) Active interest in the project being mentored
> 2) Commitment to future involvement
> 3) Discussion with the project to see if there is a good fit and get the
> buy in of the folks on the project
> With those ideas in mind there are three projects would like to mentor:
> OpenEJB, ODE, and ActiveMQ.
> OpenEJB:
> 1) I don't use J2EE but I have helped with the conversion of OpenEJB to
> Maven2 and it's an interesting build problem given how it works with
> Geronimo.
> 2) I will help with the Maven2 build in the future and might actually
> use OpenEJB v3 when it's decoupled from Geronimo :-)
> 3) I've talked to David Blevins and he interested
> ODE:
> 1) I've started trying to integrate ODE into some applications I'm
> developing
> 2) I would like to throw away all the workflow engines I've half started
> and use ODE for many of the Maven-centric applications which require
> management of development processes
> 3) I've talked briefly with James but would like some agreement from the
> other ODE folks whom I've never met
> ActiveMQ:
> 1) ActiveMQ has been integrated into a distributed version of Continuum
> (thanks to the GBuild project in Geronimo)
> 2) ActiveMQ will continue to be used in Continuum and I am actively
> trying to move the GBuild code into Continuum proper  now so there will
> be a long term relationship there
> 3) I've talked to James and Hiram and they are interested
> At any rate I would like to be a mentor for these projects so what do I
> do from here? I think it's important that mentor's justify their
> position and I think have done so above and so does the Incubator PMC
> approve a mentor for a project? I assume that's voted on like everything
> else but don't see that anywhere in the process of becoming a mentor.
> Thanks,
> Jason van Zyl
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