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From Pierre Smits <>
Subject Re: Incubating, Graduating & Code of conduct @ The ASF (spin-off of Better specifying....)
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:10:01 GMT
Thank you, Branko. I feel (somewhat) sorry for you, when I read your
statement of being disgusted by the viewpoint of others on the matter. I
hope you recover from it soon.

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

Services & Solutions for Cloud-
Based Manufacturing, Professional
Services and Retail & Trade

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 10:51 AM, Branko ─îibej <> wrote:

> On 04.07.2015 18:34, Pierre Smits wrote:
> > Having done a cursory review of the incubator reports to the board for
> > this year (January till May/June 2015), I found that only the SAMOA
> > podling reported working on a project set of bylaws, which without
> > knowing details could encompass and/or incorporate the code of conduct.
> I find myself disgusted by this widespread assumption that each project
> needs its own bylaws. WTF for? Are not ASF policies and practices enough
> for everyone? What sort of bylaws could you possibly invent that are
> both a useful extension of these policies and practices /and/ are not
> applicable to other projects?
> Per-project bylaws are just a tool for fragmenting the ASF community, in
> other words, they're a bad idea; paper-shuffling at its most useless.
> -- Brane

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