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From scte...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r520759 - /labs/site/faq.html
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2007 05:31:43 GMT
Author: sctemme
Date: Tue Mar 20 22:31:43 2007
New Revision: 520759

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=520759
Log:
Add FAQ entry per board report

Modified:
    labs/site/faq.html

Modified: labs/site/faq.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/labs/site/faq.html?view=diff&rev=520759&r1=520758&r2=520759
==============================================================================
--- labs/site/faq.html (original)
+++ labs/site/faq.html Tue Mar 20 22:31:43 2007
@@ -40,14 +40,15 @@
             <li><a href="#q1">What are the rules regarding Apache Labs?</a></li>
             <li><a href="#q2">Why were the Apache Labs established?</a></li>
             <li><a href="#q3">Why can only apache committers ask for a lab?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q4">Why do labs need to be approved?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q5">What is a PI?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q6">What states can a lab be in?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q7">Why won't Apache Labs ask for lab-specific mail
lists?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q8">Why won't Apache Labs ask for committership to
be granted?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q9">Why aren't labs allowed to make releases?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q10">Why do labs have to have a DOAP descriptor?</a></li>
-            <li><a href="#q11">How can I get involved with a Lab?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q4">Now that we have Labs, can our project still have
a Sandbox?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q5">Why do labs need to be approved?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q6">What is a PI?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q7">What states can a lab be in?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q8">Why won't Apache Labs ask for lab-specific mail
lists?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q9">Why won't Apache Labs ask for committership to
be granted?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q10">Why aren't labs allowed to make releases?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q11">Why do labs have to have a DOAP descriptor?</a></li>
+            <li><a href="#q12">How can I get involved with a Lab?</a></li>
         </ol>
 
         <a name="q1"></a>
@@ -86,9 +87,17 @@
            reduce our ability to innovate, but we are willing to pay this price for a simpler
day-to-day
            operation.
         </p>
-
+        
         <a name="q4"></a>
-        <h4>4. Why do labs need to be approved?</h4>
+        <h4>4. Now that we have Labs, can our project still have a Sandbox?</h4>
+        <p>
+           Of course you can. Apache Labs do not replace the project sandboxes.  Instead,
the Labs were
+           designed to allow individual Apache committers room to experiment outside the
constraints of an
+           existing project.
+        </p>
+
+        <a name="q5"></a>
+        <h4>5. Why do labs need to be approved?</h4>
         <p>
            The Apache Labs SVN repository is write-accessible to all apache committers, so,
in theory, 
            anyone of them can just go ahead and create a lab for themselves. The Apache Labs

@@ -101,8 +110,8 @@
            sound.
         </p>
 
-        <a name="q5"></a>
-        <h4>5. What is a PI?</h4>
+        <a name="q6"></a>
+        <h4>6. What is a PI?</h4>
         <p>
           PI stands for "principal investigator" and it's the name of the committer that
asks
           for the lab. Every lab has to have a PI and the PI is responsible for keeping the
@@ -111,8 +120,8 @@
           You can get more info in the <a href="bylaws.html">bylaws</a>.
         </p>
 
-        <a name="q6"></a>
-        <h4>6. What states can a lab be in?</h4>
+        <a name="q7"></a>
+        <h4>7. What states can a lab be in?</h4>
         <p>
           A lab can have four states:
           <ul>
@@ -123,8 +132,8 @@
           </ul>
         </p>
 
-        <a name="q7"></a>
-        <h4>7. Why won't Apache Labs ask for lab-specific mail lists?</h4>
+        <a name="q8"></a>
+        <h4>8. Why won't Apache Labs ask for lab-specific mail lists?</h4>
         <p>
            Apache Labs expects a lot of labs with a few people per lab and not a lot of need
for 
            public coordination between them. Asking for lab-specific mail lists has several
disadvantages:
@@ -137,16 +146,16 @@
            </ul>
         </p>
 
-        <a name="q8"></a>
-        <h4>8. Why won't Apache Labs ask for committership to be granted?</h4>
+        <a name="q9"></a>
+        <h4>9. Why won't Apache Labs ask for committership to be granted?</h4>
         <p>
            In order to simplify day-to-day operations of labs, it has been decided that labs
won't
            grant committership to newcomers. This is because we feel that the potential gain
            is not enough to compensate the risk for potential abuse.
         </p>
 
-        <a name="q9"></a>
-        <h4>9. Why aren't labs allowed to make releases?</h4>
+        <a name="q10"></a>
+        <h4>10. Why aren't labs allowed to make releases?</h4>
         <p>
            The Apache Labs bylaws were carefully designed to avoid labs from becoming a way
to route
            around the Apache Incubator's rules and become a shortcut for new projects into
the foundation.
@@ -155,8 +164,8 @@
            releases reduces the need for legal oversight. 
         </p>
 
-        <a name="q10"></a>
-        <h4>10. Why do labs have to have a DOAP descriptor?</h4>
+        <a name="q11"></a>
+        <h4>11. Why do labs have to have a DOAP descriptor?</h4>
         <p>
            Apache Labs is designed to host a very large number of small labs, some of which
will be
            promoted, but must of which would lie idle or die. Machine-readable descriptors
allow us
@@ -165,8 +174,8 @@
            lab complies and distributes the cost of maintaining the project.
         </p>
 
-        <a name="q11"></a>
-        <h4>11.How can I get involved with a Lab?</h4>
+        <a name="q12"></a>
+        <h4>12. How can I get involved with a Lab?</h4>
         <p>
            The etiquette is largely similar to any other project where you have commit access
but
            aren't directly involved in that area of the codebase. Start off attaching patches



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