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From Karl Wright <>
Subject Re: New challenges (Was: NOMINATIONS for Incubator PMC Chair)
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2012 22:18:08 GMT
Congratulations, Jukka!  You've done a fantastic job!


On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Jukka Zitting <> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Jukka Zitting <> wrote:
>> Finally, if elected (and assuming the IPMC still exists), I'd serve
>> for at most two years before calling for a re-election, or possibly
>> much less if I don't find enough free cycles to perform the duty as
>> well as it should.
> As already mentioned on private@ earlier, this time is now approaching
> due to a change I didn't yet foresee in February: We're expecting our
> first baby to be born in December. :-)
> In practice this means that the amount of time and energy I have for
> the Incubator has unfortunately already started decreasing (we're
> buying a new home and moving back to Finland at least for a while) and
> will likely drop close to zero in December. Thus it is time to start
> considering the election of a new PMC chair for the Incubator.
> Before calling for an election vote I'd like to open the discussion
> for nominations and more generic thoughts about the future of the
> Incubator. In the past few quarters we've done a reasonably good job
> on improving the flow of the Incubator and getting many troubled or
> otherwise stuck podlings moving forward again. However, there's still
> a lot that could be done. What do you think the Incubator should be
> like?
> Just like I've carved the IPMC chair role to a rather activist form
> that seems to have helped address the most pressing issues we had
> earlier this year, I would expect the next IPMC chair to make the role
> their own. How do you see that and the other Incubator roles, IPMC
> member, mentor, champion, shepherd, etc., evolving?
> Please share your thoughts on the future of the Incubator and nominate
> people you think could best help us reach that vision!
> Let's leave the discussion open for at least a few weeks before
> conducting the election later this month. That should give us a
> resolution to change the IPMC chair in time for the November board
> meeting, and a chance for me to still work together with the elected
> new chair during November to make sure that the transition goes
> smoothly.
> PS. Even though this is a personnel issue, I don't see any particular
> reason for at least all of this discussion to happen on private@. Feel
> free to use private@ for parts of the discussion if appropriate.
> PPS. It would be nice if we could use Apache Steve for the election. Volunteers?
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting
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