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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Creation of the Incubator Ombudsman
Date Mon, 05 Aug 2013 18:16:44 GMT


On 8/5/13 8:05 AM, "Marvin Humphrey" <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:

>On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>> On 8/2/13 9:36 AM, "Roman Shaposhnik" <rvs@apache.org> wrote:
>>>On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 2:17 AM, Christian Grobmeier
>>><grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 1:41 AM, Marvin Humphrey
>>>><marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
>>>> I think either the Champion or the Chair should do it. I have a slight
>>>> preference for the chair.  The champion is already known to the
>>>>project.
>>>> Having the chair saying "Hi" is like some formal, official welcome
>>>
>>>Good point!
>>
>> Agreed, but it would be more welcoming and more of a "committee" if
>> several folks took the time to welcome.
>
>That sounds hard to coordinate, because all the members of the "committee"
>would have to subscribe to the podling dev list in order to reply on the
>welcome thread.  Despite the best of intentions, I would anticipate
>diminishing participation over time.
Would they have to subscribe or would it just go to moderation and a
moderator could push it through.  I wasn't thinking there'd be dozens,
just more than one.
>
>How about if either the Champion or the Mentor who handles mailing list
>set-up
>sends a cross-posted "Welcome Foo to the Incubator" message to the
>podling dev
>list and general@incubator once the dev list goes live?  That would give
>IPMC
>members and other interested parties who are already subscribed to
>general@incubator the chance to say hello.  And embedding a
><mailto:dev-subscribe@foo.incubator.apache.org> link would give people an
>opportunity to get involved with the podling right as it revs up.
+1

-Alex


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