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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Concerning Sentry: A disagreement over the Apache Way and graduation
Date Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:10:38 GMT
On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 10:05 AM, P. Taylor Goetz <ptgoetz@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Nov 4, 2015, at 11:32 AM, Joe Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net> wrote:
>
> * I would invite folks with access to go to Sentry's private list and
> look over discussions about adding new contributors, and discussions
> about the project in general.
>
>
> I took a look.
>
> From a community growth perspective, I see them adding new committers,
> which is a good thing. What I don’t see is any discussion at all about
> adding PPMC members, nor any discussion about why they chose to go the
> Committer != PPMC route.
>
> In a thread related to the first new committer being added [1], it is
> pointed out that the podling website stated that Sentry was Committer ==
> PMC, but that the new member vote was only for Committer. At that point it
> looks like the website was updated to reflect Committer != PMC. From that
> point on, all new member votes were for Committer only, and there were no
> discussions regarding adding new PMC members or promoting committers to the
> PMC role.
>
> What I find slightly disconcerting is that there doesn’t seem to be any
> consideration or discussion around growing the PPMC and why that’s
> important. Sure they have 20-odd PPMC members from the initial committers
> list, so it would take a pretty large exodus to render the project unable
> to function, but I don’t see anything to indicate that they understand the
> function and importance of growing the PPMC.
>
>
Anyone from the community that can pitch in with more details? I realize
the firehose that is the IPMC can be overwhelming, and often intimidating,
but you should feel free to ensure the record is accurately reflected. :-)

Patrick


> If I’ve misinterpreted anything, please feel free to correct me.
>
> -Taylor
>
> [1]
> https://mail-search.apache.org/members/private-arch/sentry-private/201402.mbox/%3cCAHUddLNXceMb0xnk=1GEb6tVmCshYQMFe=zCpPLgFCwGg+fokQ@mail.gmail.com%3e
>

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