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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Avalon PMC Draft Resolution
Date Sun, 10 Nov 2002 13:10:57 GMT


Leo Sutic wrote:

> Peter Donald wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > When this was discussed last time there was points that were raised 
> that need
> > to be addressed before any such proposal goes forward. It would be 
> unlikely
> > that these issues could be resolved in the timeframe proposed. 
> Especially
> > given that some of the interested parties may not read their mail 
> before the
> > vote is closed. As it is a major change I don't think it is 
> appropriate to
> > try and rush through anything without everyones involvement.
> >
> > I expect to see at least half of our code migrate to Apache Commons. 
> Of the
> > remainder I expect to see a large proportion move to incubator (or 
> some to
> > Apache Commons sandbox if it exists and some to incubator). 
> Hopefully this
> > will see a return to access based on merit and thus remove the 
> source of
> > conflict by resticting access appropriately.
> >
> > At that stage it may be more appropriate to migrate to a top level 
> project.
>
> I disagree. Two reasons:
>
> 1) When deciding what to move to commons / incubator we must have a
>    clear picture of what Avalon should be. That requires some form of 
> leadership
>    and I believe a PMC will give us that. (By formalizing the decision 
> process and
>    making it impossible for the small non-communicating fiefdoms we 
> have now
>    to exist.)
>
> 2) If we have to wait until code migration stops before setting up a 
> PMC it
>    will take forever. I say we get this PMC set up and start cleaning up
>    Avalon.
>
> And, sign me up for that PMC list, Stephen.


With pleasure!

The proposed PMC member list now includes:

 * Nicola Ken Barozzi
 * Stephen McConnell
 * Leo Sutic

Cheers, Steve.

-- 

Stephen J. McConnell

OSM SARL
digital products for a global economy
mailto:mcconnell@osm.net
http://www.osm.net




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