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From Greg Chase <g...@gregchase.com>
Subject Re: cross-project communication space?
Date Thu, 12 May 2016 18:02:18 GMT
I wasn't intending to create extra bureaucracy, just trying to see how we
might connect actual people with ideas.

However, maybe just having the existence of cross-topic lists will spur
conversations.

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 10:58 AM, Ross Gardler <Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com>
wrote:

> I should add that I wasn't applying that quote to anyone's opinion, and
> certainly not calling anyone a heathen ;-) I just thought it was humorous
> and I love Terry Pratchett who riffed on this quote for many years
> ("turtles all the way down").
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ross Gardler [mailto:Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:56 AM
> > To: dev@community.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: cross-project communication space?
> >
> > -1 on a PMC to coordinate the coordination of a cross-project
> coordination :-)
> >
> > I just put the following quote in a deck I'll be using lately, seems
> applicable...
> >
> > My opponent’s reasoning reminds me of the heathen, who, being asked on
> > what the world stood, replied, “on a tortoise.” But on what does the
> tortoise
> > stand? “On another tortoise.”
> > Joseph Barker (1854)
> >
> > It's a mailing list, it's not that important in and of itself. If you
> want a home for
> > the kick-off (e.g. this conversation) and the eventual retirement (if
> that ever
> > comes) then ComDev is the place. It might make sense to formally assign
> the
> > ownership of the list to ComDev so that should it ever reach retirement
> that
> > PMC is empowered to request infra remove it. But otherwise it’s just a
> list.
> >
> > Ross
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Sergio Fernández [mailto:wikier@apache.org]
> > > Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:41 AM
> > > To: dev@community.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: cross-project communication space?
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Greg Chase <greg@gregchase.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Interesting topic.  I agree "community" is where the
> "meta-discussion"
> > > > of this happens. However, the actual implementation of cross
> > > > community collaboration will happen in the relevant and engaged
> > > > communities themselves.
> > > >
> > >
> > > exactly
> > >
> > >
> > > > Its almost like the "cross topic" would have its own mini PMC with
> > > > representatives from the engaged communities.
> > >
> > >
> > > well, I wouldn't want to go that far for now... but if this works for
> > > more case we may want to take a look what other foundations do, like
> > > the working groups in Eclipse:
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.ec
> > > lip
> > >
> > se.org%2forg%2fworkinggroups%2f&data=01%7c01%7cRoss.Gardler%40micro
> > >
> > soft.com%7c6232faf60e814115252108d37a8ca212%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab
> > >
> > 2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=la%2bUOrpVSDTgImKGgsiooqD7XjU4LnHW01iv2o
> > > HJTNI%3d
> > >
> > >
> > > > The list would be archived if / when at any time the organizers
> > > > dwindled to 0.
> > > >
> > >
> > > +++1
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Sergio Fernández
> > > Partner Technology Manager
> > > Redlink GmbH
> > > m: +43 6602747925
> > > e: sergio.fernandez@redlink.co
> > > w:
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fredlin
> > > k.co
> > >
> > &data=01%7c01%7cRoss.Gardler%40microsoft.com%7c6232faf60e814115252
> > >
> > 108d37a8ca212%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=aYW9F
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>

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