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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Number of projects in Incubation [was: [VOTE] Release Apache Mynewt 0.9.0-incubating-rc1]
Date Sat, 28 May 2016 04:41:17 GMT
On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 9:23 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 6:10 PM, Sterling Hughes <sterling@apache.org> wrote:
>> I just want to clarify here on the thread —- while I think in general there
>> may be problems with too many podlings/inactive mentors, that is not an
>> issue we often face.
>
> Justin Mclean has voted on so many releases over the last several years, he is
> the HERO of the Incubator.  Justin should never buy his own beer at ApacheCon
> ever again!

Couldn't agree more! I personally can't even start to describe how
valuable Justin's
feedback was and is for the podling communities I help to mentor. In no way my
remark on mentors who don't vote was aimed at Justin -- he's one huge exception
to that rule.

Now with the above out of the way -- for everybody else ;-) I'm
actually curious to run the
analysis I suggested earlier, because with a a few exception like
yourself my gut is telling
me that not many IPMC members vote outside of poldings they mentor.
I may be wrong, but I, myself, certainly fit in that profile.

Thanks,
Roman.

P.S. And to be clear, for podlings with 3+ mentors relying on mentors
to get those votes
may be much more reasonable anyway. Perhaps that's the commitment expectations
that would be useful to make more explicit. It certainly helps a great
deal to get free standing
IPMC votes, but I'd rather have a stronger expectations for mentors.

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