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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release apache-manifoldcf-0.4-incubating, RC2
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:02:46 GMT
Generally good mentors recognize candidates
from their podlings who would make good IPMC
members and nominate them privately, just as
podlings nominate members for their own PPMC.




>________________________________
> From: Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com>
>To: general@incubator.apache.org; Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> 
>Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 2:52 PM
>Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release apache-manifoldcf-0.4-incubating, RC2
> 
>Sounds intriguing.  How is this done?  I'm afraid I'm vague as to the
>process by which people become IPMC members.
>
>Karl
>
>On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> The solution is simple, bring more IPMC members
>> in from the ManifoldCF podling.  That is exactly
>> what we did for Lucy!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>________________________________
>>> From: Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
>>>To: general@incubator.apache.org
>>>Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 2:33 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release apache-manifoldcf-0.4-incubating, RC2
>>>
>>>On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 02:11:49PM -0500, Karl Wright wrote:
>>>> Waiting for the last IPMC vote has become the longest and most
>>>> uncertain part of the ManifoldCF release process.  Considering the
>>>> amount of effort and good work that the committers put into each
>>>> release, it's surely not too much to ask for someone here to have a
>>>> look at it?  (We apologize; we really hate to bother you all, but
>>>> those ARE the rules...)
>>>
>>>(Apologies in advance that this isn't a VOTE email...)
>>>
>>>For what it's worth, I tried to review a release candidate for an earlier
>>>ManifoldCF release, but I had to give up because I just didn't feel qualified
>>>to evaluate the legal aspect given ManifoldCF's large number of dependencies
>>>and my limited Java-fu.
>>>
>>>I find it very challenging to step in as a freelance IPMC member to cast a
>>>release vote on a project I haven't been involved with.
>>>
>>>I definitely consider the difficulty in scraping up these votes to be a
>>>significant weakness in how the Incubator operates right now, but I don't have
>>>any ideas about how to improve the situation. :(
>>>
>>>Marvin Humphrey
>>>
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