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From Upayavira>
Subject Re: Vote on personal matters: majority vote vs consensus
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:55:13 GMT

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013, at 10:44 AM, Justin Mclean wrote:
> Hi,
> > As I said before I'm currently against having mentors who are not
> > Incubator PMC members,
> As an aside it seems (and please correct me if I'm mistaken) in order to
> become a IPMC member you first need to be an Apache member (see bottom of
> [1]).This may exclude people with practical experience of being involved
> in a podling and making it a top level project who want to help out with
> other podlings. Of course they can help out in ways that doesn't involve
> them being a mentor but (IMO) the barrier to entry seems a little high.
> I also been unable to find any info on the incubator site on shepherds
> and what's the process to become involved there.  If someone could point
> me in the right direction I'd be grateful.

Shepherding is a new thing, loosely based upon an approach that the
board has used for some time. I'm sure it is largely undocumented. I
suspect that generally speaking it is incubator PMC members that do
shepherding, but if someone reads reports and provides useful analysis,
I suspect this will be greatly appreciated.


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