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From "Dao, Thomas" <Thomas....@T-Mobile.com>
Subject RE: Nomination for a new chair for Apache Cordova
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:59:10 GMT
+1

-----Original Message-----
From: Joe Bowser [mailto:bowserj@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:35 PM
To: dev
Subject: Re: Nomination for a new chair for Apache Cordova

+1 to this!

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:59 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'll second the nomination.
> I think Shaz is a perfect candidate.
>
> @purplecabbage
> risingj.com
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Ross Gerbasi <rgerbasi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Good stuff, Shazron has always been a huge resource, main guy I turn 
>> to for any deeper questions. Just hoping this doesn't cut into the 
>> amount of awesome updates and enhancements we see! :)
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>>
>> > Geez, see how bad I am at this? I meant Shazron Abdullah not that 
>> > other guy. =S
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:34 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Hello Cordova community. To this point I've served as the chair 
>> > > for the Cordova PMC.
>> > >
>> > > The duties of chair are solely administrative: board reports, and 
>> > > book keeping of committer nominations. Some projects at Apache 
>> > > have more
>> > formal
>> > > incantations. We have, so far, preferred to maintain our 
>> > > lightweight approach meaning a committer is a PMC member too. 
>> > > This involves sending
>> > an
>> > > email, updating a text file in SVN, and running a few perl 
>> > > scripts on http://people.apache.org. Keeping those books is 
>> > > important if some day there is a dispute to the veracity of our source.
>> > >
>> > > In evaluation of  my current workload these additional book 
>> > > keeping responsibilities are not appropriate for me to prioritize 
>> > > and that is
>> not
>> > > fair to Cordova.
>> > >
>> > > I'm going to step down as chair for Cordova and I would like to
>> nominate
>> > > Shazron Abdullha to take on the role. Shaz has been with the 
>> > > project
>> > since
>> > > before it was called Cordova. He lands more code than most, 
>> > > interacts directly with the community more than anyone, and is 
>> > > committed to work
>> on
>> > > Cordova solely full time. He'll be a better chair than I ever was.
>> > >
>> > > I won't be going anywhere and (I hope!) this means I can 
>> > > contribute
>> more
>> > > code than emails in the future. We can be formal and go to a vote 
>> > > if
>> > there
>> > > is objection or interest in seeing someone else take the admin 
>> > > duties
>> on.
>> > > Otherwise, I'll aim to shoot the board official notice early next week.
>> > >
>> >
>>
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