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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Chukwa 0.5.0 Release Candidate 3
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:38:00 GMT
On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 06:57:08AM -0500, Ralph Goers wrote:
> This podling has 4 mentors listed. Only 1 voted on the release. 

Situations like this seem to be common.

> My worry isn't about the PPMC or committers but about whether this podling
> has sufficient mentors.

Perhaps the podling has an especially conscientious PPMC member or two who
should be evaluated for IPMC membership, as discussed recently?

> Mind you, I don't follow chuckwa-dev so perhaps my perception is incorrect,
> but a podling should normally be able to get 3 IPMC votes just from its
> mentors.

If we can't scare up enough IPMC votes for a release, why not get them from
people who are...

  * familiar with the podling's ongoing development
  * going to be entrusted with binding votes the instant the project graduates

... as soon as they demonstrate proper diligence and understanding of ASF

Marvin Humphrey

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