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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Not just yet (was: [VOTE] Graduate Apache Brooklyn from incubator)
Date Thu, 22 Oct 2015 11:03:29 GMT
Ah ha.  It wasn't clear from the original email this happened during the
board meeting.  Now I get it.
On Oct 21, 2015 23:09, "Marvin Humphrey" <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 7:58 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > I think that's my point.  Those two weeks should be used to get incubator
> > approval.  If you wait 4 weeks you don't graduate until December.
>
> The Incubator isn't going to vote again.  The text of the graduation
> resolution from an Incubator recommendation is advisory and the Board
> often modifies it. (The Incubator gets the text wrong embarrassingly
> often.)  The Board passing a resolution to establish a TLP is the
> crucial step from the standpoint of the Foundation as a corporate
> entity.
>
> It's regrettable that the glitch was not caught until there was little
> time left during today's meeting, but resolutions are powerful tools
> and it's important to get the language right. The Foundation's bylaws
> constrain the Board's ability to act -- it's not supposed to be easy.
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
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