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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Podling new committer votes
Date Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:21:43 GMT
On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 1:57 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:04 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 5:43 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
wrote:
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 6:24 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > I've been away so a little slow in finishing this but i have just now made
> >> > an update to the guide, see
> >> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1508433
> >>
> >> I guess preserving the 2010 status quo was too much too much to ask for. :)
> >
> > Not sure what to make of that comment or the smiley at the end, i've
> > tried to do this change as gently as possible, can you live with the
> > current text or do you want an update?
>
> Personally, I believe that removing the IPMC notification requirement when
> adding podling committers is a positive change.  The new language is expansive
> for my tastes -- the quarterly reporting requirement in particular seems out
> of place -- but I can live with it.
>
> It wasn't clear to me that there was a pressing need to change the policy,
> hence my pining for the previous hard-won consensus from 2010.  But the die is
> cast...
>

I guess one of the things i'm looking at with this is finding ways to
try to minimize the points at which the Incubator PMC needs to
participate in day to day podling activities because its those that
can lead to the ISSUE03 type flair ups. The pTLP approach is an
interesting idea but an alternative might be to try to have most
podling contact be just via mentors, minimize the time incubating, and
have the Incubator PMC operate with the more hands off approach that
the board uses.

Agree about the sentence about reporting being out of place, i'd only
included that to try to placate anyone who may have been unhappy about
the notification removal. Lets remove the sentence here and move it up
the page to the section on Podling Status Reports, and while doing
that also look at your earlier suggestion of harmonizing the Incubator
podling reporting with the Board's guidelines for TLPs.

   ...ant

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