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From Jeremy Boynes <jboy...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Incentive for Graduation
Date Sun, 18 Mar 2007 17:22:19 GMT
On Mar 18, 2007, at 4:08 AM, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>
> Irregardless of that, the IPMC could stipulate that releases are  
> "final
> stepping stones" towards graduation, and require an active and diverse
> community to allow for releases. After all, it is the Incubator  
> that does the
> release (legally) and not the podling.
>
> Personally, I think it makes sense. I could also see good argument  
> to allow
> for one or two 'early releases' which don't require this. SO the  
> setup is a
> huge deterrent to "get cozy in the Incubator", not too different  
> from the
> human incubator, where the baby will try to stay on, and the  
> mother's body
> will starve it of the resources to force a birth.... ;o)

Those 'early' releases could perhaps be source-only with some  
latitude for existing open source projects.

That's a deterrent for commercial entities but supports the goal of  
building the podling's developer community.

--
Jeremy


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