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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Volunteers for a Math IPMC?
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:17:22 GMT
Jochen,

The need to build the community (nearly) from scratch is definitely NOT a
reason for rejection. It is simply a risk factor that must be mitigated to
succeed in incubation.


On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:51 PM, Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com
> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:29 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > We generally expect some kind of backing community to bring this to.  We
> > have seen pretty consistently that starting from an empty community
> doesn't
> > work.  It doesn't mean that it's impossible, but very hard to do.
>
> Understood. On the other hand: Would that be sufficient reason for
> rejecting a proposal? ("It didn't
> work in the past" != "It won't work in this case")
>
>
> --
> The next time you hear: "Don't reinvent the wheel!"
>
>
> http://www.keystonedevelopment.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/evolution-of-the-wheel-300x85.jpg
>
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