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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Usergrid BaaS Stack for Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:23:34 GMT
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 2:14 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 01:59:21AM +0600, Alex Karasulu wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 1:34 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 02:40:19PM +0200, Lieven Govaerts wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 1:25 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com>
> wrote:
> > > > > Alex, if people want to join and add themselves as
> > > > > committers, then they can. The bar to entry for podlings
> > > > > during the initial proposal stage is "I'm interested" :)
> > > >
> > > > Is there some more background available on why the barrier is set
> this
> > > > low in the incubator? It seems unnatural to me. A large part of
> > > > incubation of course is to attract new committers, but why not let
> the
> > > > podling decide on which barrier it wants to use?
> > >
> > > I said "initial proposal stage." After accepted and it actually becomes
> > > a podling then, of course, the podling decides how high or low that
> > > bar is.
> > >
> > > But we aren't talking about that.
> > >
> >
> > So during the "initial proposal stage" anyone who volunteers goes in
> > without having to contribute? There's no input from the perspective
> > podliing?
> >
>
> How can they have contributed if its a new podling?
>

So fill the bus with anybody who volunteers? That does not sound
meritocratic.

OK in the immortal words of a friend, I'm going to just be a committer on
every podling from now on.


-- 
Best Regards,
-- Alex

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