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From Marvin Humphrey <mar...@rectangular.com>
Subject Re: Number of projects in Incubation [was: [VOTE] Release Apache Mynewt 0.9.0-incubating-rc1]
Date Sat, 28 May 2016 04:23:59 GMT
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!

How many podlings owe their timely releases to Justin?  How many Mentors who
have failed to vote on releases has he rescued?

So Justin was busy this one time.  So what.  As Sterling says above, this is
not a trend.  Justin, Greg Stein, and Sterling have all been extremely active,
and all four Mynewt Mentors have voted on previous releases.  If you're
looking at Mynewt and seeing the Incubator burning down, that says more about
your perspective than it does about either Mynewt or the state of the
Incubator.

Here's a suggestion: When the next Mynewt release candidate hits, if Justin
is still busy, how about some of the people who owe him big-time help him out?

Marvin Humphrey

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