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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Apache Flex December 2013 Report
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:57:02 GMT


On 12/3/13 12:34 AM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:

>> should do a better job of explaining the details.  The way the words are
>> currently written, I could just keep saying I want to renew every year
>> forever.  It should not just be up to me to decide whether to continue,
>
>As keeps being pointed out to me: once you merit a position in the
>Apache hierarchy, you get that position until you resign or until the
>PMC/Board strips you of that position. If that goes for committers and
>PMC members, it should certainly go for the chair. The way the
>guideline is written (chair can stay unless ousted by the PMC) seem to
>me to be a reflection of the Apache Way.
OK, but how does the PMC "oust" the current chair?  We can't require
consensus in order to start a vote or else a power-hungry chair would just
veto that attempt.  I don't think a single PMC member should be able to
start a vote either.  We don't say what kind of vote is going to be used
to select a new chair either.

I'm thinking we should try to put some words about this in the guidelines.

-Alex


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