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From "ant elder" <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Community diversity: current concerns and suggestions for improvement
Date Fri, 23 Nov 2007 08:10:25 GMT
On Nov 22, 2007 7:09 PM, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Nov 20, 2007 9:14 PM, Eelco Hillenius <eelco.hillenius@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > I would agree with reviewing committers at graduation, but how do we
> > > implement that?
> >
> > I would say that this depends on the judgment of the mentors, and it
> > is probably more important to evaluate the role they would be playing
> > in the project once it is over to Apache, than what happened before
> > entering incubation.
> >
> > > Would you kick out people during graduation, if they don't show
> > > sufficient merit?
> >
> > I don't think you can make rules for that. Imho it's simple. The
> > project has to prove it can behave the Apache way, and the project's
> > members are responsible for this. People not functioning well in a
> > project can be a reason to reject incubation, so the members better
> > make sure that doesn't happen.
> >
> > > Or re-elect all committers before graduation?
> >
> > That might be a good idea actually.
>
> Ask people to self nominate - I imagine often inactive commiters won't
> put themselves forward, removing any issue. Then maybe a review of the
> list by the the mentors and proposed PMC Chair. If there are issues it
> can be discussed in the community and if theres disagreement then
> vote. I imagine most of the time it won't come to voting.
>
> Niall
>

That sounds reasonable but is it ok to do that? Its quite hard to remove a
committer from a real Apache project, are incubating committers different
and its ok to just ask who wants to be included at graduation?

   ...ant

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