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From Marvin Humphrey <mar...@rectangular.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Kudu incubator proposal
Date Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:53:06 GMT
On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 4:42 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <cos@apache.org> wrote:

> So, you're saying that people were chosen to be listed or not as the
> contributors merely by the amount of the code they have contributed to the
> project. Am I reading this right?

We've had this debate about committer cattle call additions many
times. The position that Todd is taking is completely reasonable. The
expectation that just about anybody can join a project during the
proposal phase is messed up and I wish that tradition had never caught
on. Instead, there ought to be an "Interested Party" section in the
proposal template where people can express interest and "subscribe to
your newsletter".

I agree that this prospective podling is going to have a lot of work
to do, and I think that a more diverse Mentor corps is badly needed.
But those are separate issues.

Marvin Humphrey

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