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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: should podlings have informal chairs?
Date Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:39:15 GMT
On 21 November 2011 13:23, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> +1 on redefining the Champion role as described in this thread
> (without assuming existing Champions will be happy with this new
> responsibility - if a mentor is not willing to take on the role then
> the podling has a problem.

Seems to me that the Champion ought to be prepared to take this role.
>From Roles and Responsibilities [1]:

The Champion is expected to:
...
   * drive the process of incubation forwards which finally leads to
an acceptance vote

We also don't always document the Champion - it is on the initial
proposal, but only some status pages seem to include the information.
Perhaps we should require it in podlings.xml?

[1] http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.html#Champion

> Ross
>
> On 21 November 2011 13:19, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 2:17 PM, Christian Grobmeier
>> <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>... in the past I have already doubt the sense of a "champion". Now with
>>> this new role it would make more sense to me. Therefore I would like
>>> the idea that the Champion should have this role.
>>>
>>> But I think there must be a chance to change the Champion hat once the
>>> project has started incubation....
>>
>> Agreed, it's just the champion's role to do that, but the person in
>> charge can change, and does not necessarily need to be a mentor. As
>> said here, choosing one of the podling PPMC members can be a good
>> "training" for them to act as PMC chair later on.
>>
>> -Bertrand
>>
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