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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: ASF member role - accountable to whom
Date Sun, 21 Sep 2003 15:22:36 GMT
Stephen McConnell wrote:
>
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
>> Ah, at the end, if a committer considers this unfair, maybe he/she 
>> should question him/herself before questioning hundreds of his/her peers. 
> 
> Umm, ....
> 
>    ... and the "standard member line" gets rolled out once again
>    to justify the absence of incubator documentation, process,
>    policy, and accountability.

stephen, this carp of yours is really starting to get up my
nose.  stefano did nothing of the sort; here's the *whole* part
of his message which you conveniently snipped:

> There is no policy yet, but if the incubator was to make a policy, I 
> would be against having an ASF committer which is not a member or 
> officer being an incubating sponsor.
> 
> Why? simple enough. If that person was believed good for the job by 
> his/her peers, he would have been already a member or an officer. Or, 
> his/her action would make him/her visible for the next election, if 
> deserved.
> 
> Ah, at the end, if a committer considers this unfair, maybe he/she 
> should question him/herself before questioning hundreds of his/her 
> peers.

there's nothing in there making the least attempt to justify anything
about the incubator.  it's a statement of stefano's opinion of how
he'd feel *if* a particular policy were developed, and why he feels that
way.

so, please: knock it off.
-- 
#ken	P-(}

Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Golux.Com/coar/
Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/

"Millennium hand and shrimp!"


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