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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Apache Unomi to TLP
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:37:17 GMT
On Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 3:21 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>  -0 (binding) - This podling has never completed a suitable podling name
> search. It seems that people no longer consider that relevant as it is not
> in the Maturity model and I’m not sure why. It could be because that is
> ComDev and not the IPMC.
>

The "Maturity Model" (MM) is just a thing developed by ComDev peeps. It has
no bearing within the Foundation, other than as a lens for individuals to
view projects. That lens is not part of the Incubator, or any other PMC.

Personally, I do not view the "podling name search" (PNS) as a gate. That
is another imposition, from outside the Incubator, that has crept into the
"Must Be Performed(tm)" guidelines for graduation. The Board is the
ultimate arbiter of whether a podling can graduate, and a name search is
informative for them, rather than gating for us [on the IPMC]. If a podling
wants to be called "Apache Acme", and "gee, there are a lot of Acme
products out there", then that is on the community. Not something for the
Incubator to demand they change; just something for them to deal with. A
community problem, rather than one for the Incubator or the Foundation
itself.

In summary: reduce the rules. Forget the MM and the PNS. Not Incubator
problems.

Cheers,
-g

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