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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: The podling initial committers issue
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:08:35 GMT
We are not talking about "piling on" for Pete's sake. We
are talking about 2-3 people who expressed an interest in
becoming initial committers. Are you saying that even if
those 2-3 people were complete deadwood that the other
committers and especially the Mentors would be so overwhelmed
by such a "massive" piling-on that the podling would be so

In any case, whatever.

On Sep 25, 2013, at 2:00 PM, Alex Karasulu <> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 11:53 PM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
>> Alex, you are constantly mixing up expectations of PMCs
>> and podlings. Plus, since the ASF did not watch how Usergrid
>> was handled when it was external, we (the ASF) has no idea
>> how "meritocratic" it was... in fact, and I'm sorry to say
>> this, the viciousness of all this leads me to wonder just
>> what counted as "merit".
>> Your definition of what is "better" does not align with
>> everyones, nor does it align with the experience of
>> other successful podlings.
> My views on this matter are 1:1 with the 2006 post on "pilling on". It's
> that simple. If I'm mixing things up please let me know how.
> Alex

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