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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: Radical revamp
Date Tue, 17 Aug 2010 02:29:39 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:

> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> > I think that it is a very interesting proposal, that could work very
well in
> > specific circumstances, and I'd be willing to see it tried as an
experiment,
> > if the Board buys into it.  Do we have any such projects pending or
already
> > in the Incubator?

> I'd be up for trying this, or whatever the board and IPMC approve, with
> the project I mentioned in the other thread.

You also wrote:

"Unlike Subversion there are no pre-existing members on the commit list
and thus noone to shelter the project team from the peanut gallery here
in general@."

We need to deal with the negative aspects of the peanut gallery issue, but
we also need to provide oversight and positive, beneficial, guidance.  As
you say, unlike Subversion, this project doesn't have any existing ASF
folks, which means that it likely needs more community work.

In addition to Greg's structural partitioning, perhaps we need to work on
Incubation Etiquette, and get people to voluntarily stop doing drive-bys?

	--- Noel



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