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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Maximum number of Mentors??
Date Mon, 13 Jul 2009 20:32:01 GMT
2009/7/13 Bernd Fondermann <>:
> 2009/7/13 Noel J. Bergman <>:
>>> +1 (binding) on the singular change of dropping Mladen Turk and Nick Kew
>>> as Mentors since that makes it 5 mentors, which is problematic (3 seems
>>> to be the max).
>> Where does that idea come from?  Mentors are Incubator PMC members.  If more
>> than three (3) want to engage on a project that interests them, why limit
>> it?  Any issues that might arise from having more than three (3) would arise
>> in the world outside of the Incubator, too.
> +1.
> AFAIR, 3 is the minimum, with less than 3 acceptable in rare cases,
> but more community is good.


In fact the incubator proposal template says:

"The number of Mentors for a Podling is limited only by the energy and
interest of those eligible to Mentor. Three Mentors gives a quorum and
allows a Podling more autonomy. The current consensus is that three or
more Mentors makes the incubation process run more smoothly. "


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