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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Making up policy on the fly
Date Wed, 19 Aug 2009 17:49:44 GMT
----- Original Message ----

> From: Ted Leung <twleung@sauria.com>
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:15:05 PM
> Subject: Re: Making up policy on the fly
> 
> 
> On Aug 19, 2009, at 10:01 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> 
> > Exactly.  The incubator enforces Best Practices even when these are poorly
> > documented or incomplete, and discusses why they should be normalized.
> 
> And how is this PMC supposed to enforce something which might be incomplete or 
> contradictory?  I have no problem with enforcement, but I have a lot of problems 
> with saying
> 
> > In the meantime, we have dozens of projects who are here to learn the
> > *right* way to build code and communities
> 
> when we can't even agree / document what that *right* way is.

We who?  Robert has done an outstanding job of documenting what the right
way is.  The only people who can't agree to it are people who refuse to
acknowledge his work on this issue.  Frankly looking at the commit history
to releasemanagement.xml I could care less what their opinion is- they've
had years to express it in that document and utterly failed to do so.


      

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