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From Sam Ruby <>
Subject Re: Growth Summary
Date Sat, 24 Dec 2005 03:13:34 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --On December 23, 2005 12:47:26 PM -0500 Jim Jagielski <> 
> wrote:
>>    Q: The Incubator controls who leaves... who controls who
>>       enters? It seems like both are needed.
>>    A: Yes, and there are controls for who enters as well.
>>       Applicants must be sponsored by a current PMC, or
>>       the board. There is currently some discussion on
> I thought the Board delegated the initial proposal approval of new TLP 
> projects (i.e. no sponsoring PMC) to the Incubator PMC?  As a 
> checkpoint, the Board will certify the *exit* of podling's TLPs after 
> the Incubator certifies again.  When a project has PMC approval, the 
> Incubaotr PMC alone can do the certification of exit.

It effectively works out that way.

As a current PMC, the incubator can sponsor a proposal.  In fact, the 
incubator policy[1] explicitly calls out this case.

I don't expect the board to ever sponsor a project again - but then 
again the board hasn't given up the right to do so.

- Sam Ruby


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