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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: ASF member role - accountable to whom
Date Sun, 21 Sep 2003 05:59:41 GMT
Henri Yandell wrote:
> Steven Noels wrote:
> > I just want to say that this requirement of sponsors which should be
> > members was totally unclear to me when I started talking and working
> > with the BEA peeps (Cliff Schmidt). So even if this was meant to be by
> > design, it wasn't very obvious from the information available at the

> I'm a bit confused, so my apologies if this question is answered
> somewhere. Am I reading it right that to be a sponsor for a project
> in the incubator one has to be an ASF member?

As I understand what is being said, a project is to have a sponsor who is an
ASF Member or Officer.  Note that the Incubator PMC Chair is an ASF Officer,
as is every PMC Chair.  But as far as I am concerned, the more ASF Community
members people who are co-sponsoring/supporting a project the better.  I
don't know about you, but I feel a lot better seeing a good list of names
associated with a project intended for incubation.

In any event, let's let the Incubator PMC get their new Chair in place,
which needs to be done ASAP, let them formalize the policies that are
consolidating, and let's get the pending podlings into incubation.

	--- Noel

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