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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Avalon PMC Chair
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2002 09:12:10 GMT


Stephen McConnell wrote:

>
>
> Leo Simons wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 11:55, Leo Simons wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> * Note that we do not and cannot vote on who will be PMC Chair; that is
>>> up to the apache board. This thread is about supplying the board with
>>> additional information that might help them in making that decision.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> follow-up was in another thread:
>>
>> On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 17:44, Sam Ruby wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> Stephen J. McConnell wrote:
>>>
>>> > Based on Leo's email concerning our obligations (or more correctly
>>> > non-obligation) on chair selection, I have eliminated the action
>>>   
>>
>> from
>>  
>>
>>> > the schedule.
>>>
>>> I believe that most board members (I can confirm at least two at the
>>> moment) would prefer that activity towards resolving this action
>>> continue.  Based on my experience with Jakarta, I view it hightly
>>>   
>>
>> likely
>>  
>>
>>> that should a suitable chair candidate gain consensus amoungst the
>>> proposed PMC members that this recommendation would be given
>>>   
>>
>> significant
>>  
>>
>>> weight.
>>>   
>>
>>
>>
>> so lets see if there's consensus......
>>
>> <snip/>
>>  
>>
>>> What follows is an alphabetical list of the committers that have so far
>>> opted to be on the PMC, their willingness to be the PMC Chair if asked:
>>>
>>>   
>>
>> Person                Prepared to be chair?
>> -----------------------------------------------------
>> Nicola Ken Barozzi        yes
>> Marcus Crafter            not specified
>> Peter Donald            yes
>> Paul Hammant            not specified
>> Berin Loritsch            yes
>> Stephen McConnell        yes
>> Peter Royal            not specified
>> Leo Sutic            not specified
>> Leo Simons            yes
>> Jeff Turner            not specified
>> Carsten Ziegeler        not specified
>>
>> Leo Sutic, Paul Hammant and Stephen McConnell have indicated they are
>> agreeable to having Nicola Ken Barozzi be the chair. Leo Simons is too.
>>
>> Jason van Zyl (non-committer) has indicated he is agreeable to having
>> Berin Loritsch be the chair.
>>
>> Stephen McConnell has indicated that he is agreeable to having Leo be
>> the chair. He hasn't specified which Leo :)
>>  
>>
>
> Sutric ! 


Woops - has anyone noticed that I have a problem with names?
Sorry Leo!

>
>
> :-)
>
> (who I'd like to see taking a spot as chair one day soon - along with 
> yourself )
>
>>
>> Nicola Ken Barozzi so far seems to be the most likely candidate to get
>> consensus. As he has indicated that he is okay with discussion of his
>> candidacy being held in public, I think the logical next step is to see
>> how broad support for having Nicola be chair is?
>>
>
> +1 for Nicolas as chair.
>
> I think the nicola scenario works for a number of reasons - he's sort 
> of a loose Avalon person (which sounds a bit odd but its mean 
> constructively) - floating here floating there, worked with most of 
> us, never got locked into any particular playground - has an 
> understanding of the *real* issues that are present, has a picture in 
> his head of a united avalon, and has the patience to work though the 
> transition.  He also wants to resign in three months or so which is a 
> very good indicator that he's doing this for all the right reasons.
>
> Cheers, Steve.
>
> p.s. Who would love to see a good healthy rotating chair policy so all 
> of the people here can get in there and use the oppotunity to take 
> avalon that much further - instead of an overhead, a challenge!
>
> :-)
>
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> - Leo
>>
>>
>>
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