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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org Apache Incubator Proposal: Splitting the Community?
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 18:40:19 GMT
Whoops.  Forgot to copy the list.

On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 2:35 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 2:30 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>> On 6/3/2011 1:17 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>>
>>> Are you ready to call for a vote? :)
>
> No; there are some good discussions going on (as well as some
> distractions, which is understandable given the visibility of this
> project).  I'd like to see the good discussions progress for at least
> a few more days.
>
>> I'm certainly not support OOo from 2 committers and 1 mentor.  It would
>> be good to see the rest of that list hashed out and know that those already
>> on board are good with the individuals signed up (including IBM folks who
>> have not yet signed on, and any Oracle folk engaged 'if only for the time
>> being').  If they expect to be committing, I expect their names on the
>> original proposal.  You apparently feel quite ready given the time you have
>> spent thinking this through, but since the bomb dropped on the rest of us
>> 6/1, it would seem appropriate to let this play out until 6/8 for a vote on
>> the initial committer roster.
>>
>> About mentors, I'd strongly nominate Shane as a mentor, because I believe
>> that the whole OpenOffice.org trademark policy alignment is going to require
>> hand holding between our TM policy maker and the projects/consumers of that
>> mark.  Also, Sam seems to have a great deal of insight and would benefit the
>> project to serve as both Champion and Mentor.  Finally it would be good to
>> have on member of ComDev step up to help with community issues.  I wish I
>> could volunteer myself for a mentoring task, but can't realistically find
>> that many free cycles to do a proper job of mentoring right now.
>>
>> Shane & Sam, and some member of ComDev, if you would serve, please add
>> yourselves to the Mentor roster?
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/OpenOfficeProposal
>
> I've added myself.
>
> - Sam Ruby
>

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