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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: [RESULT][VOTE] PPMCs for Incubating Projects
Date Sat, 27 Dec 2003 23:08:51 GMT
On Thu, Dec 25, 2003 at 11:23:40AM +1100, Berin Lautenbach wrote:
> Onto the overall thought - do they have to be "Practice" PMCs?  To me it 
> sounds very patronsing, although that might just be a culture thing.
> 
> On a more serious note however, to me PPMCs are more than practice - 
> they are the real thing, it's just the Incubator PMC is double checking 
> everything going on.  By calling them "practice", we are implicitly 
> giving a message that what they are doing is not real.
> 
> Is there a better word?  "Provisional", "Preliminary" or some such?

+1

I had a slight feeling that "Practice" carried a negative connotation, but
now that you mention it I think we might want to reconsider the name. I'd
be ok with either of your suggestions. I'd even be ok with PMC or whatever
replacement name for PMC we come up with.

-aaron

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