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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ASF member role - accountable to whom
Date Sun, 21 Sep 2003 22:38:41 GMT

On Sunday, Sep 21, 2003, at 17:22 Europe/Rome, Rodent of Unusual Size 
wrote:

> 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.

ah, the good old days of recontextualization fights at avalon-dev. I 
was missing them so much... NOT!!!

> 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.

<applause/>

--
Stefano.


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