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From Bertrand Delacretaz <>
Subject Re: Open enrollment
Date Mon, 28 May 2012 08:30:41 GMT
On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Josh Wills <> wrote:
> ...At a minimum, I think it would be wise for the incubator documentation
> to tell new projects to announce a policy as part of their proposal,
> so that others do not make the same mistake. That announcement could
> be anything from "The initial committers will be made up exclusively
> from existing contributors" to "We would like to consider potential
> additional committers on a case-by-case basis" to "Anyone from the
> Apache community is welcome to join as an initial committer." Then
> there could be explicit discussion on the thread about the pros and
> cons of the project's choice before the proposal went to a vote....

I like the idea of having an incubation proposal spell out if and how
the proposers intend to accept new initial committers. No need to make
this complicated, but stating that clearly is good.


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