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From "Jean T. Anderson" <>
Subject Re: [doc] Incubation Policy -> "Acceptance of Proposal by Sponsor"
Date Wed, 15 Mar 2006 17:44:36 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On 3/14/06, Jean T. Anderson <> wrote:
>>I'm resurrecting the thread that fell off into /dev/null after
>>So this sentence in
>>doesn't match current reality and confuses TLP sponsors who think they
>>need to wait for an Incubator PMC vote:
>>>The Incubator PMC MAY immediately accept the Candidate, or may (at the discretion
of the Incubator PMC) require a successful VOTE by the Incubator PMC.
>>Here are a couple replacement suggestions that give the Incubator PMC an
>>opportunity to voice any objections:
>> a) Sponsor may proceed with podling creation if the Incubator PMC
>>raises no issues within three days.
>>- or -
>> b) Sponsor may proceed with podling creation after the Incubator PMC
>>acknowleges the request.
> a+b.  =)
> How about following the board's system for acknowledging new PMC members:
> 1. PMC *chair* of Sponsor sends in notification to general@incubator.
> 1. Any Incubator PMC member can then send an ACK and start a 72hr clock.
> 2. If any PMC member says "hold" before 72hrs are up, a formal
> discussion/vote is then conducted.
> 3. If no PMC member has any negative comment at the end of 72hr clock,
> then the PMC chair can commit the status file and 'start' the podling.
> How does that sound?  -- justin

I like it -- it's sane and uses another established procedure.

If there aren't any objections, I'll change the docs to reflect this on
Saturday, giving everyone adequate time to comment.


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