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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: Branding of Incubator projects
Date Tue, 27 Jun 2006 11:21:11 GMT
On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 12:42:54PM -0700, sophitia que wrote:
> I would also propose:
> The PRC is willing to issue formal press releases for all podlings who
> successfully graduate from the Incubator and are interested in issuing a
> press release. See below...
> >
> >
> >5. Until the Incubator PMC approves a podling proposal *and* the
> >podling initial drop code is in our source code repositories, a
> >project or any affiliated persons SHOULD NOT issue any 'press
> >releases' or affirmatively seek positive publicity (such as 'seeding
> >news stories') .
> I would amend, as I see three stages:
> Podling is in proposal/or pre-code-drop process: No press whatsoever.  Not
> allowed to call a project by Apache Foo name until project is officially in
> incubation and code has been submitted into repositories.
> Podling has been approved for incubation/podling has launched dev mailing
> lists / podling has dropped code into repository: Project and affiliated
> persons can issue press releases that reference the podling, but cannot
> issue press releases with the specific intent of announcing the Podling.
> Podling can conduct informal pr activities, such as media outreach, blog
> publicity, etc.
> Podling has been approved to graduate from the incubator: Formal press
> release, issued by the ASF.  Or jointly by the ASF and any affiliated
> organizations/groups.

I think this is goodness and incorporated it into the draft just
checked in.

Thanks.  -- justin

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