incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Martijn Dashorst <martijn.dasho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Confusion: Sponsoring entity and Champions
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:46:59 GMT
IMO the champion helps clarify the incubator process up to acceptance
of the podling into the incubator. For example the champion for Wicket
was not a singular person, but both Alex Karasulu and Upayavira were
both very instrumental in smoothing our transition into the incubator.

general@ can be very confusing and sometimes even hostile towards new
podlings. Having a champion watching out for the podling is rather
useful.

Martijn

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Christian Grobmeier
<grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> And thought, if an upcoming podling is deciding to become a TLD it
>>> should ask the board to sponsor it.
>>> Now I have been told from Andrus that this is not the case and usually
>>> the Incubator is sponsoring TLD projects.
>>
>> Yes, as I said on the board list I don't remember the board sponsoring
>> incubating projects recently.
>
> thanks for repeating it here, b/c i realized i was not subscribed yet
> (fixed it now, but missed your reply)
>
>>>...how is the way to have the
>>> Incubator as a sponsor? Just asking? Just adding to the proposal? ...
>>
>> Yes, just add it and people will complain if they see a problem.
>
> OK will do.
>
>>> ...If this is the case, then is "Champion" obsolete? Actually I was always
>>> doubting this role a bit....
>>
>> The champion is a person, while the sponsor is a PMC - what makes you
>> think the champion role is obsolete?
>
> What actually does a Champion do? Docs say he helps with finding a sponsor...
>
> A project can put the name "Incubator" as a sponsor as you said and
> see what happens. If somebody thinks on general@ a project fits
> perfectly to another one, then he probably says it. Therefore I really
> don't see the need for a role like a champion.
>
> If you ask me, I would delete the whole champion thing from the docs
> and rephrase the link I sent to: ask an existing project to sponsor
> you or put incubator into the sponsoring section.
>
> Learning the apache way is what mentors usually help with
>
> Christian
>
>>
>> -Bertrand
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
>> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> http://www.grobmeier.de
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>
>



-- 
Become a Wicket expert, learn from the best: http://wicketinaction.com

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message