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From "Rob S." <>
Subject RE: Jakarta PMC Meeting Agenda / Info
Date Mon, 15 Jan 2001 16:16:35 GMT
Costin, tried to send this to you privately, but yahoo gave me this when i
tried to send to your account:

> Your message was rejected by for the following reason:
>     delivery error: dd This user doesn't have a account
( - >

Ok so I'm late to work because of writing this, hopefully you read it =)

(message follows)

- r

> > I already announced ( probably not clearly enough ) my intention to give
> > up and spend my free time in better ways. This is a form of vote, BTW.
> From an observer's standpoint, I think that is totally whack.
> You've put in
> so much time and hard work into TC3.3 - well, from the commits
> and defending
> it on the list at least =)  Now's your chance to right whatever wrongs you
> feel have occured w.r.t. PMC.  As well, you're one of 3.3s biggest
> proponents and have probably the most experience with the code
> base, no?  I
> think your presence would be a huge factor at this meeting.
> If TC3.3 is as great as it's supposed to be =) then it's worth standing up
> for, no?  "Hiding" behind all of this, "it's too expensive, early, my
> presence won't matter."  That says to me that you think it's not worth
> defending, even though I know that's not the case.  These are the same
> arguments my friends gave in Florida who didn't get off their
> arses and vote
> (for Gote btw).  "My vote won't matter, it's a pain to stand in line" etc.
> If someone said, "Hey Costin, can you think of the best way you
> can hurt the
> TC3.3 initiative?"  I think the answer would be, "Ignore the PMC meeting."
> Whatever you choose is up to you, but I really hope you go and
> stand up for
> what you, and others, have worked so hard on.  Good luck!
> - r

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