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From Alan Cabrera <>
Subject Re: [META DISCUSS] talking about the overall state of this PMC
Date Wed, 08 May 2013 04:58:28 GMT

On May 7, 2013, at 9:15 PM, Greg Stein <> wrote:

> On a whole different direction, one way to "scale" is to shift from
> Incubator-managed podlings to Board-managed. The podling would
> effectively be a "TLP on probation". The Champion, Mentors, and Board
> would be providing oversight.
> I would posit that the Board is more capable of oversight than the
> IPMC. The Directors have signed up to spend a lot of time -- more than
> we expect of most volunteers. Not to mention the Board reviews 50+
> reports every month. Another five won't kill the Board :-P
> Thus, I might suggest that a proposed-podling may want to try the
> above approach. (I dunno if the Board would agree, but somebody has to
> formally ask!)

This pre-supposes that the problem is the IPMC and not the mentors. If the board members have
the spare time to work on incubators then I recommend they come over to the IPMC and help


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