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From Bernd Fondermann <bernd.fonderm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [DOCUMENTATION ERROR] Documenting sponsorship by another PMC
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2009 05:08:01 GMT
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 23:30, Noel J. Bergman<noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> ant elder wrote:
>
>> See:
> http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Approval+of+Pr
> oposal+by+Sponsor
>
> There is an uncorrected defect in that process document. It says, in part,
> that the sponsoring PMC must provide the Incubator PMC with:
>
>  * a reference to the results of the vote (so as to provide an audit trail
> for the records);
>  * a reference to the Candidate's proposal;
>
> AND ...
>
>  * the Mentors, nominated by the Sponsor, who will guide the Candidate
> through the Incubation Process.
>    At least one nominated Mentor MUST be a member of the Apache Software
> Foundation.
>
> That third one, while partially correct, is in error.  Mentors are Incubator
> PMC Members, and no one can impose Membership on the Incubator PMC.  If the
> proposed Mentors are ASF Members, they can (and must -- we won't do it by
> implication) request PMC Membership.  If the proposed Mentors are not ASF
> Members, they must request a vote, which is may or may not be successful.

Do you have a patch?

  Bernd

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