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From Jun Heider <...@realeyes.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Flex chair
Date Mon, 02 Dec 2013 17:04:39 GMT

On Dec 1, 2013, at 1:19 PM, Doug McCune <doug@dougmccune.com> wrote:

> My personal opinion is that you guys should swap and give Justin (or
> someone else who's interested) the opportunity for a year. One thing the
> project needs is good bench strength if anything were to happen that would
> limit someone's involvement. I'd be concerned with the prospect of Adobe
> pulling funding for Alex, and then him having a hard time justifying the
> time.
> Overall having two people equally competent to chair the project ensures
> that we reduce the risk of having the chair need to step down and nobody
> stepping into the place. I think having Alex help a second chair hit the
> ground running and ensure the project's continuity would be a really good
> thing at this point in time. In the future switching every year might be
> overkill, but right now I think training up a second chair would be really
> good for the project.

Knowing Alex and Justin both and their commitment to Apache Flex I think either Justin or
Alex would both make a perfectly acceptable chair. That said, I would say I agree with Doug.
Strong bench and redundancy sounds like a winner to me.

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