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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Podlings should be in charge of their mentors (was: Incubator report sign-off)
Date Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:27:36 GMT
Guys,

Podlings are already in charge of their mentors. They recruit them
(actively, even before Incubation) and I’ve never seen a podling
with mentors “forced” on to them.

What new thing is being proposed here?

Cheers,
Chris




-----Original Message-----
From: Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>
Reply-To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
Date: Monday, January 5, 2015 at 9:14 AM
To: Incubator General <general@incubator.apache.org>
Subject: Podlings should be in charge of their mentors (was: Incubator
report sign-off)

>Hi,
>
>I'm resending Alan's proposal with a new subject as I think it
>deserves more attention.
>
>On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 1:57 PM, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com>
>wrote:
>> ...Podlings would be required to have a minimum of two active mentors.
>>A mentor is free to become inactive
>> but must explicitly state this else the mentor risks being removed for
>>not performing their duties.  Podlings that
>> do not have the minimum of two active mentors are put on hold until
>>they find enough mentors to fill the quota.
>> Being put on hold means that no committers can be added, no PPMC
>>members can be added, and no
>> releases can be performed.  It does not stop development...
>
>I like it very much...it's a small, reversible step that puts the
>burden on podlings and mentors, which are the ones who should be
>concerned about podlings going forward.
>
>It's also consistent with podlings having to find mentors to join the
>Incubator - they just have to keep on making sure their mentors are
>active, or ask for new ones when needed.
>
>As for measuring the mentors activity, I suggest simply adding a
>question to the podling reports, "who are your two active mentors and
>are you happy with their activity" along with requiring report
>sign-off from those two mentors.
>
>-Bertrand
>
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