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From Matei Zaharia <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Mesos 0.9.0-incubating (RC5)
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 22:38:13 GMT
Thanks for taking a look, Matthias! It's very much appreciated.


On May 8, 2012, at 2:43 AM, Matthias Wessendorf wrote:

> Hi,
> not that I want to (immediately) become a mentor here, but I am happy
> to oversee future release votes,
> and see if the community needs some other guidance etc.
> -M
> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 10:32 PM, Jukka Zitting <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 8:47 PM, Benjamin Hindman
>> <> wrote:
>>> Can you elaborate on this? Do you mean recruit active participants from the
>>> Mesos community into the IPMC? Or do you mean recruit people from the IPMC
>>> to be more active in Mesos?
>> Ideally each podling should have at least three active mentors who can
>> make sure that the required threshold of at least three PMC votes for
>> a release is reached.
>> If that's not the case (as it sounds like), there are a few options:
>> * Ask help from other IPMC members to review the particular release
>> candidate. If you're otherwise doing fine, this should be an OK
>> workaround until you graduate.
>> * Find one or more new mentors to replace inactive ones. Based on past
>> experience this can be a bit difficult, but definitely worth a try.
>> * If the above solutions fail, i.e. the Incubator PMC is unable to
>> provide the help and oversight you deserve, we can also promote
>> deserving PPMC members to the IPMC so that they have binding vote on
>> things like releases. This works, but since that's more or less
>> equivalent to saying that at least a part of the PPMC is already able
>> to oversee itself, so one could well argue that a better solution
>> would be to simply let the podling graduate.
>> None of these solutions are really ideal, which is why I'm really
>> hoping to find better ways for us to proactively identify and find
>> solutions  to cases where a podling no longer has enough active
>> mentors. Unfortunately that won't help with the pressing matter of
>> your release vote.
>> Any IPMC members around who'd be willing to lend Mesos a hand and
>> review this release candidate? Unless anyone beats me to it (please
>> do! :-), I'll take care of it later in the weekend.
>> BR,
>> Jukka Zitting
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