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From Willem Jiang <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Drop requirement that ASF members can join IPMC by just asking
Date Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:32:22 GMT
+1 , we need a binding process to let the member know better about the
For me, even I attend serval Apache projects before I start mentoring
incubating project, there are still lot of thing I need to learn.

Willem Jiang

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On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 1:04 PM Justin Mclean <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Current any ASF member can come along and ask to join the IPMC. I assume this was put
in place for two reasons: ( but don’t know the full history behind it)
> - There was a lack of mentors.
> - Is is assumed that if you are an ASF member you know enough about the Apache Way to
mentor a project.
> I’m not sure if this is the case anymore. And while the mentor situation has improved
I don’t think the above has solved the problem of having active members or mentors having
the required knowledge and skills they need.
> So if you want to be a IPMC member and mentor a project then I think you need you have
gone through the full incubation process yourself and/or help out with other incubator duties
and get voted in as an IPMC member. Just like every other ASF project.
> What do other people think?
> Thanks,
> Justin
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