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From Andrew Bayer <>
Subject Re: A question: Is it alright to say no to potential podlings?
Date Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:53:16 GMT
Forgot to add - and what criteria would make it acceptable to vote no?


On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 9:46 AM, Andrew Bayer <>

> This is a legitimate question - by my very rough count, we've accepted
> 25-30 podlings into the Incubator in the last year, and other than the
> JavaX trainwreck, I'm having a hard time finding examples of potential
> podlings we've declined to incubate. Some of that is certainly because it's
> not easy to find the failures - I'm assuming they tend not to make it to a
> vote. But I'm really curious about this - what's the last example (if any)
> of a potential podling making it to the vote stage but not being accepted?
> Can we think of some examples in recent years of potential podlings getting
> to the point of a serious DISCUSS thread but not making it to a vote? Is it
> culturally acceptable for IPMC members to vote no?
> A.

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