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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: The role of a mentor
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2018 05:31:24 GMT
Hi John,

IMHO, a mentor is not necessary involved in the project technics/codebase (it's
actually a bonus).

As a mentor, I'm focusing:
1. Insure of the legal aspect of the project (ICLA/CCLA, SGA, ...)
2. Help around infra and release preparation according to Apache rules
3. Help to promote the project and build communities around
4. See if there's potential interaction with other podlings and existing TLPs
5. Help to go to graduation (following the graduation checklist)
6. (optional) Help on the contribution (codebase, website, ...)

My $0.01

Regards
JB

On 04/03/2018 12:54 AM, John D. Ament wrote:
> I've been following along the absent mentors discussion.  But I'm curious,
> from both an IPMC member's perspective as well as a member of a podling,
> what roles do you see for a mentor?  What are their responsibilities to the
> podling?
> 
> We have a few things written down, and I'm not too interested in rehashing
> the written version.  But what do podlings need from their mentors?  Point
> you in a direction to run with?  Do the apache work for the podling?  Do we
> (the ASF) need mentors to ensure that podlings are operating within certain
> bounds?  Do we rely on mentors to be a read of the pulse of a podling?
> 
> John
> 

-- 
Jean-Baptiste Onofré
jbonofre@apache.org
http://blog.nanthrax.net
Talend - http://www.talend.com

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