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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: [META DISCUSS] talking about the overall state of this PMC
Date Sat, 11 May 2013 06:39:47 GMT
On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Eric Johnson <> wrote:
> If this was a software project, and the appropriate answer was unknown, they
> you might apply a "lean startup" approach, and figure out how to run tests
> to see which way works best.
> Given the number of incubating projects, should be easy to run some
> experiments. Then you just need to build up some consensus on how to run the
> experiments. And how to evaluate the results. Essential to establish some
> metrics that will correlate with success. Then run the experiments for a
> while (three months, six months?). At the end, you'll have actual data that
> will inform a decision.
> Eric.

+1 for experimenting with some new approaches.

Several people have been in support of the board managed poddlings or
probationary TLPs, lets try that. Ask at the board meeting next week
if the board would support the experiment and if so just pick half a
dozen existing poddlings to try it.


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