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From Leo Simons <>
Subject Re: On Etch status
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 09:12:17 GMT
Hey hey,

On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Martijn Dashorst
<> wrote:
> Now the big question: is Etch a candidate for graduating to TLP?
> I think it is, given the facts. It will be a TLP with issues of
> activity, but so far user questions, development questions are
> answered and releases are cut. The website has been updated recently,
> so I don't see an immediate danger of the project going south. I think
> that graduation of the podling will be a good thing and might give the
> project a bit of renewed energy.
> So... What to do?

I had a look. I agree with your assessment.

I feel a bit uncomfortable at the idea of a PMC  with 3 people + 1
mentor on it, though I do not quite have a solid reason for it. Maybe
because making binding decisions in that case effectively requires
full consensus?

But I guess it does meet the minimum size. If 3 is not enough, what
number is? If it does become a problem, there's an attic process.

What would be really bad for Etch is if the incubator recommends it
graduates into a TLP and then the board doesn't want to pass the
resolution because it's a very small PMC. I would almost be inclined
to prod board@ to see what they have to say on the matter?



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