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From Andrew Purtell <andrew.purt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Company affiliations in the team list
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:47:10 GMT
I don't see the committer affiliation information as useful to the project except perhaps as
indirect Powered-by marketing. That's actually had if comically out of date. It's certainly
not useful or operative for project governance. 

> On Jun 22, 2016, at 10:42 AM, Enis Söztutar <enis@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> It is on each individual committer to keep that up to date. But as people
> move on, and stop being active more, it is easily forgotten. I am fine with
> removing the affiliates since the usability is questionable.
> 
> Enis
> 
>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 9:35 AM, Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:25 AM, Misty Stanley-Jones
>> <mstanleyjones@cloudera.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> As a matter of policy, is it worth discussing the policy of listing
>>> individual company affiliations in this context, since they often go out
>> of
>>> date? I think I understand (politically) why we list them, but it does
>> seem
>>> like a weak point from a maintenance and accuracy point of view.
>> 
>> The impression I get from the current ASF Board is that they'd love it
>> if we didn't list them at all. I don't have a strong personal
>> attachment to publicly declaring the sponsor of my non-ASF-hat; I'm
>> sure folks can find me on LinkedIn.
>> 

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