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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [ROADMAP] Apache Flex Steering Survey
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:35:40 GMT



On 8/2/12 12:26 AM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:

>>> Some direction (agreed upon
>>> by all the project leads, to be sure) will help get things off the
>>> ground, or at least move along at something more than a glacial
>>> pace...
>> But there are no project leads.  Just a bunch of committers and lots of
>> other folks on the mailing list.
> 
> I'm not being difficult, I'm just trying to understand the Apache way:
> aren't the PPMC (Podling Project Management Committee) not the
> 'project leads'?
> 
I don't see the PMC as project leads.  They have more of an administrative
responsibility than a technical one.  See [1].

There is no hierarchy in the engineering.  Nobody gets to tell anyone else
what to do.  Committers can veto your work, but for technical reasons, not
because it wasn't on the roadmap or a high enough priority.

[1] http://www.apache.org/dev/pmc.html

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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