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From "Sam Ruby" <>
Subject Re: [Logging] [VOTE] Commons Logging 1.0 Release
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2002 23:44:55 GMT
Ted Husted wrote:
> The true fact is the PMC Chair has total authority over the Jakareta
> codebase, and can drop anyone's access anytime. The votes are an
> important courtesy, like a jury trial, but the ASF can set aside our
> verdict any time they choose.

Technically true.  But in practice it is the other way around.  As long as
I have any say, the PMC will only be a veto of last resort; and in every
other circumstance, it will be ONLY the committers votes that count.

> But hopefully, we will continue to elect sane Chairs who will do the
> Right Thing and not meddle.

So when do we start?  ;-)

- Sam Ruby

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