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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Open enrollment
Date Mon, 28 May 2012 08:37:35 GMT
On 28 May 2012 09:30, Bertrand Delacretaz <> wrote:
> 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.

+1 - less rules, more general guidelines that podlings can adapt to
their specific circumstances and needs.


> -Bertrand
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