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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Insanity (of the release process)
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:18:42 GMT
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 13:11, William A. Rowe Jr. <> wrote:
> Greg Stein wrote:
>> The IPMC is in charge of its operation. It can redefine the rules of
>> releases as it pleases. The three +1 rule was developed to show that
>> the PMC is "in charge" of the release, and is therefore legally liable
>> for it. The IPMC can do whatever it likes around releases, as long as
>> that process specifically claims or disclaims liability.
> The only individuals empowered to act on the foundation's behalf are
> members of committees.  With the exception of board committees which
> are empowered to form subcommittees, all such individuals must be
> ratified (either by resolution or our favorite ACK game) by the BoD.
> A vote by 3 PPMC members is therefore not binding, not unless the board
> is prepared to ack/nak all appointments to PPMC's within Incubator.

Understood. Nobody proposed that. I believe you missed the part of
another +1 from an IPMC member.


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