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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Incubator structure (was Re: Vote on personal matters: majority vote vs consensus)
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 06:52:52 GMT
On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 3:25 PM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>wrote:

> On 3 April 2013 14:41, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 2:12 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Thanks for the clarification, Ant. Is the documentation ignored?
> > Whenever I
> > > look through it, it seems like the problem is that it is incomplete and
> > > confusing. It's hardly a wonder people disagree. ;) (This is just a bit
> > of
> > > rhetoric. I hardly mean to imply the documentation is responsible for
> the
> > > whole problem...)
> > >
> > >
> > Yep I don't know that "ignored" is the best word, and i agree the doc can
> > be incomplete and confusing. For another example take the minimum
> > graduation requirements documented on the policy page:
> >
> > "The project is not highly dependent on any single contributor (there are
> > at least 3 legally independent committers and there is no single company
> or
> > entity that is vital to the success of the project)"
> > - http://incubator.apache
> > .org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Graduating+from+the+Incubator
> >
>
> Great example - it's reasonably clear but incorrect (as well as being
> imprecise as you illustrate). We don't require a minimum of 3 independent
> committers. We require a community that doesn't exclude anyone.
>
> I don't have the time to look it up but there was quite some discussion
> about this point some time ago. I seem to remember the IPMC agreeing the
> docs need to be updated.
>
> Ross
>
>
That would be further evidence that the doc is often "ignored" right?

(Would be interested in a link if you/anyone can find it, to see if a
decision was clearly made about this)

   ...ant

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