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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Making up policy on the fly
Date Wed, 19 Aug 2009 18:17:15 GMT
Hi Ted,

On Aug 19, 2009, at 10:15 AM, Ted Leung wrote:

>
> 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.

There are many guides in the incubator that we can put this  
information into, once we agree on "the right way".

In this case, we have a documented Apache best practice that is a bit  
hard to find. Putting this information into incubator documents is the  
next logical step.

Craig


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> Ted
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Craig L Russell
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