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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Dum Question
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2003 16:01:12 GMT
At 4:02 PM -0500 3/12/03, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>so a project can enter either because it was sponsored by an
>existing asf project that commits to provide a home for it on
>emergence, or by applying out of the blue.  in the former case,
>the incubator probably doesn't get to vote on acceptance, only
>on emergence.  in the latter case, however, the incubator *does*
>get to decide.  part of the decision is to make existing projects
>aware of the application in case any of them want to become a
>sponsor.  if none do, then the incubator gets to decide whether
>the project would be an asset to the asf, and, if so, the exit
>path will be to a new top-level project.

The latter case will, by design, require much more involvement
from the Incubator than the former, and any acceptance should keep
that in mind. If we lack the resources to do an adequate job,
we should respectfully decline rather than try to "make do" and
do a half-arsed job.
   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
      "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order
             will lose both and deserve neither" - T.Jefferson

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