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From "Robert Burrell Donkin (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Created: (INCUBATOR-36) Removed discursive material repeated elsewhere from policy
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2006 20:33:14 GMT
Removed discursive material repeated elsewhere from policy
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                 Key: INCUBATOR-36
                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INCUBATOR-36
             Project: Incubator
          Issue Type: Improvement
          Components: site
            Reporter: Robert Burrell Donkin
         Assigned To: Robert Burrell Donkin


This patch remove quite a quantity of discursive material from policy which is already covered
in roles.

Index: site-author/incubation/Incubation_Policy.xml
===================================================================
--- site-author/incubation/Incubation_Policy.xml        (revision 423542)
+++ site-author/incubation/Incubation_Policy.xml        (working copy)
@@ -225,23 +225,13 @@
           <li>be nominated for incubation by a member of the Apache Software
 Foundation ("The Champion"); and
 </li>
-          <li>be approved by a Sponsor.
+          <li>be approved by a <a href='#Sponsor'>Sponsor</a>.
 </li>
         </ul>
         <p>Approval by a Sponsor will generally occur only after a vote within
 the Entity, and will require that the Entity be convinced that the
-Candidate is appropriate for Incubation. A Sponsor may be one of:
+Candidate is appropriate for Incubation. 
 </p>
-        <ul>
-          <li>the Board of the Apache Software Foundation;
-</li>
-          <li>a Top Level Project (TLP) within the Apache Software Foundation
-(where the TLP considers the Candidate to be a suitable sub-project);
-or
-</li>
-          <li>the Incubator PMC.
-</li>
-        </ul>
         <p>To start this process, a Candidate SHOULD submit a proposal to a
 Sponsor. The Proposal SHOULD, at minimum, detail the following areas :
 </p>
@@ -891,33 +881,23 @@
       <section id="Sponsor">
         <title>Sponsor
 </title>
-        <p>The Sponsor is the entity within the ASF that makes the determination
-that a candidate would make a worthy addition to the ASF, and agrees
-to take on the candidate in question (or in the case of the Incubator
-PMC, assist it in finding a home) should it complete the incubation
-process.
+<p>
+A Sponsor SHALL be either:
 </p>
-        <p>A Sponsor will be one of:
-</p>
         <ul>
-          <li>The Board of the Apache Software Foundation. In this case, it is
-expected that the candidate would become a TLP on successful
-completion of Incubation.
+          <li>the Board of the Apache Software Foundation;
 </li>
-          <li>A Top Level Project within the ASF. In this case, the project in
-question has agreed that the candidate is a good fit for their
-project, and will take on the candidate as a sub-project upon
-successful completion of Incubation.
+          <li>a Top Level Project (TLP) within the Apache Software Foundation
+(where the TLP considers the Candidate to be a suitable sub-project);
+or
 </li>
-          <li>The Incubator PMC. In this case, the Incubator PMC agrees that the
-project in question will make a good addition to the ASF, but there
-is no clear "owner" of the candidate should it successfully complete
-incubation. An incubation exit requirement for such candidates will
-be the identification (and successfuly lobbying) of an "owner" entity
-- either the board (and the candidate will be a TLP) or another
-project.
+          <li>the Incubator PMC.
 </li>
         </ul>
+        <p>
+This role and it's responsibilities are discussed 
+<a href='/incubator/Roles_and_Responsibilities.html#Sponsor'>here</a>.
+    </p>
       </section>
       <section id="Mentor">
         <title>Mentor
Index: site-author/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.xml
===================================================================
--- site-author/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.xml       (revision 423542)
+++ site-author/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.xml       (working copy)
@@ -151,7 +151,8 @@
       <section id="Sponsor">
         <title>Sponsor
 </title>
-        <p>The Sponsor is the entity within the ASF that makes the determination
+        <p>The Sponsor [<a href='/incubation/Incubator_Policy.html#Sponsor'>definition</a>]

+is the entity within the ASF that makes the determination
 that a candidate would make a worthy addition to the ASF, and agrees
 to take on the candidate in question (or in the case of the Incubator
 PMC, assist it in finding a home) should it complete the incubation

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