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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: who decides? (was: [Tapestry-contrib] Re: Tapestry?)
Date Sun, 05 Jan 2003 22:34:19 GMT

Greg Stein wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 04:31:43AM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>>>I'd agree with this last sentence. But given the Tapestry
>>>developers  originally put the proposal to Jakarta, and that all
>>>new projects were  supposed to come through 'incubation' (AFAIK),
>>>that's how they got here.
>>And, perhaps, the role of the Incubator is to place a brake on some 
>>of the growth.  Or, perhaps not (the incubator PMC gets to decide). 
>>Uncontrolled growth may not be beneficial long-term.  But, I've yet 
>>to see a discussion on how much growth we're willing to handle.
> That is absolutely not the role for the Incubator. The Board did not create
> it with the idea that it is the decision maker on what belongs at the ASF.
> That is up to all of the PMCs. The Incubator is for dealing with their
> decisions -- for bringing the code in and ensuring the new community
> observes our requirements and ideals.
> The Jakarta PMC said "yes, we want it" and now the Incubator is responsible
> for dealing with that.

That's what I told Andy when he questioned me about what the Incubator 
should do. And that's also why I got a bit angry with the current 
yes-no-yes-no-wewantit-nowedon't stuff.

Let's get Tapestry rolling instead of trying to wear a cap that doesn't 
belong here.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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