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From Upayavira>
Subject Re: Cultivating Outstanding IP Stewards
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:21:04 GMT

On Wed, Nov 13, 2013, at 06:14 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 11:58 PM, ant elder <> wrote:
> > So, we _can_ let podlings have their own binding release votes and we
> > could do our own "pTLP" type experiments without even needing to go to
> > the board. We should try that. Not for every podling but just for
> > select ones where the circumstances mean it will work better than the
> > current approach. If there are no major objections to some experiments
> > with this approach then i'd like to start trying one.
> +1 to run an experiment.  The position that Roy has taken changes the
> equation.
> While a number of people have expressed a preference for the approach of
> electing more podling contributors directly onto the IPMC, in practice it
> remains uncertain whether the IPMC is capable of identifying, nominating
> and
> voting in enough candidates -- as evidenced by some threads currently in
> progress on private@incubator.
> I propose that the experiment take the following form:
> 1.  The initial PPMC shall be composed exclusively of IPMC members.
> 2.  PPMC votes are binding for every release except the first.
> 3.  One IPMC vote is required for each release after the first.
> I believe that this model provides sufficient oversight because the first
> release must cross a high bar, and because it changes the dynamics of
> electing PPMC members: even core contributors will now have to earn PPMC
> membership, demonstrating to an initial PPMC composed of IPMC members
> that
> they understand the Apache Way well enough to steward their project.

I would be very supportive of such an experiment. Make the size of the
merit granted fit the stage at which an individual is at.

I presume #4 is: Three +1 votes from PPMC members required.


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