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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <>
Subject Re: Board will be proposing a new TLP
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:27:39 GMT
Hey Guys,

On Jul 2, 2012, at 9:17 AM, Greg Stein wrote:

> On Jul 2, 2012 12:45 AM, "Alan D. Cabrera" <> wrote:
>> ...
>> I hope that someone can help me understand the current thinking about the
> vibrant community aspect that seems to be a requirement for incubation/TLP
> admission.
> The underlying requirement is an open, inclusive, long-term community.
> “Diverse" is a way to demonstrate that inclusivity. Growing a community is
> a way to show long term health.
> 3 of the 4 proposed PMC members have been around the ASF for over a decade.
> I doubt they're going away :-P  And while Chris may not have that duration,
> I think we're stuck with him for a long time, too :-)

Getting close to a decade -- 7 years so far ;)

> The Incubator is a mechanism for showing and growing a community, but it is
> not a requirement for that. Any group of ASF Members showing up with a TLP
> resolution would have my vote. They would have my confidence that they
> understand the ASF and how a community should be organized.

Mine too. 


Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

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