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From Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Confusion: Sponsoring entity and Champions
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:33:17 GMT
Hi,

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 5:18 PM, Christian Grobmeier
<grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was looking into that:
> http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.html#Sponsor
>
> 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.

>...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.

> ...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think the champion role is obsolete?

-Bertrand

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