[Board] Incubation nightmare

Peter Baumann p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
Sat Jan 24 10:13:59 PST 2015

Hi Maxi,
without any intention of winning this contest: since our incubation ticket
creation in 2010 we are in year 5 now ;-)

On 01/24/2015 05:58 PM, Massimiliano Cannata wrote:
> Dear incubation committee,
> I'm embarassed in writing this email...
> but after a very very long waiting I have to complain for the treatment the
> istsos software is receiving.
> Is the same for all the software or just this project is not considered?
> Almost one year ago I apply for entering incubation, the committee asks me to
> follow the procedure with form.. Then ticket.. And I fill everything.
> The committee said we need a mentor, Arnulf volunteered,  and the committee, I
> think, voted approving istsos to pass in incubation.
> Then?.... Nothing... And one year is passed!
> I think the committee shall make a motion to the board to approve the
> decision, but it never happened.
> The result? Istsos is not in incubation: not in the website nor in any talk I
> have followed.
> Why making a motion is so difficult?
> If this is the treatment for new software approaching our community I believe
> something does not work at all!
> I know people are volunteer and not paid,  but the welcome steps are minimal:
> reading a page, vote, and make a motion. 
> If we get stack here, and after several remainders from my side, this is
> really discouraging.
> Sorry for this email.
> Massimiliano
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