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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: Lucene.Net Comitters
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2008 13:41:30 GMT

On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 09:17 -0800, Craig L Russell wrote:
> Hi Erik,
> 
> In the incubator, responsibility for proposing new committers lies  
> with the PPMC, which is a problem here because both of the folks with  
> this responsibility are leaving.
> 
> I'd agree with you to kick the project back to the Lucene PMC for  
> further action.
> 
> Restarting the project will require new Mentors (hopefully 3 will  
> volunteer) and new committers, which sounds like a full proposal to  
> the incubator would be the right path to take. Looking through the  
> documentation on the incubator site, I can't find the original (wiki)  
> proposal nor who the sponsoring entity is.

Proposing new committers would typically lie within a PPMC. However,
accepting them is the job of the Incubator PMC. If a podling does not
have enough committers to vote in a new committer, all that is needed is
three +1 votes from IPMC members, and someone is in. Having said that,
getting three IPMC members to the position where they can vote might not
be easy.

For a small project, of one or two committers, I'd say expecting three
mentors is serious overkill. One would be enough, at least to get the
podling restarted.

Regards, Upayavira


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