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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Change "Mentor" to "Mentors" in Incubator Policy
Date Tue, 22 May 2007 23:52:29 GMT
Hi Ted,

On May 22, 2007, at 4:09 PM, Ted Husted wrote:

> On 5/22/07, Craig L Russell <> wrote:
>> > At one point, we had people becoming members of the Incubator  
>> PMC by
>> > virtue of being a Mentor or by virtue of a vote of the Incubator  
>> PMC.
>> > Did that change? This language implies that the Mentors must be
>> > pre-existing members of the Incubator PMC.
>> This is the current consensus of the IPMC as I understand it.
> OK, just so I understand. We have a Member who's not on the IPMC. He
> or she agree to Mentor a candidate, but before the proposal is
> tendered, the Member should first ask to be placed on the IPMC. Being
> a Member, the chair will ACK and add that person to the IPMC.
> In other words, the Member has to actually ask to be added to the
> IPMC, otherwise the Member can't be a Mentor.
> Is that the consensus as we understand it?

Actually, the process is slightly different for Foundation Members  
vs. non-Members. The process you elaborate above only applies to non- 
Member prospective Mentors.

Members can become IPMC members simply by asking the IPMC chair who  
will then make it so.

>> Can we defer this discussion?
> Sure.
> -Ted.
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Craig Russell
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