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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: [heads up] PMC chair nominations
Date Tue, 01 Jun 2004 08:13:46 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>> The ASF board decided not to accept Steven's resigns until the PMC 
>> itself came up with a new informed decision on who should follow him.
>> This means that Steven remains the chair until the board ratifies it.
>> Here I would like to start the nominations (in no particular order):
>>  - Vadim Gritsenko
>>  - Sylvain Wallez
>>  - Matthew Langham
>>  - Gianugo Rabellino
>>  [- Bertrand Delacretaz]
>> Bertrand already rejected the nomination but I still wanted to 
>> mention him as being part of my list.
>> Given my participation as a board director, and as coherence with my 
>> past public and private actions, I will not accept a nomination as 
>> the Cocoon PMC chair.
>> If you think somebody else should be in the ballot that is not listed 
>> above, please add him/her to the list.
>> If you are listed and you don't want to accept the nomination, please 
>> say so.
>> As for the duty of the PMC chair, I think that a great chair is 
>> somebody that doesn't do much at all and makes sure to collect the 
>> feedback and pass it along to the board, or make sure that board 
>> actions are passed down to the PMC.
>> The PMC chair should not be doing stuff for others, it should just be 
>> the social bridge between two different communities.
> damn, this was supposed to go to
> Oh well. Sorry about that ;-)

I see no problem with the PMC election process occuring in public. 
There's nothing confidential in it.

Ah, and contrarily to last year, I do accept the nomination ;-)


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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