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From "robert burrell donkin" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] accept UIMA as a podling
Date Wed, 20 Sep 2006 16:30:01 GMT
On 9/19/06, Justin Erenkrantz <> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 02:07:33PM -0400, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > Of course, the fact that you had to be explicitly asked to explain
> > what the project does in the mailing list discussion doesn't bode well
> > in and of itself.  My objection isn't just "your proposal is unclear",
> > it's also in part that you showed up at the incubator with a proposal
> > that was incomprehensible to anyone who didn't already know what your
> > project did.  If that's how you're marketing yourselves to a group
> > ...snip, snip, snip...
> Well, I think that's a little unfair.
> Your criticisms should be aimed at the mentors (Ian, Sam, Ken) - but I don't
> think it's fair to expect that people who are new to our community to
> understand how we work.  That's what the mentors are for.  If the mentor isn't
> doing their job, then take it up with them - not the people who are just
> learning who we are and how things work.


(except that technically it must be the champion since mentors are
appointed by the Incubator PMC only after acceptance)

- robert

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