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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Whimsy PMC
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:04:41 GMT
Hi Rich,

-----Original Message-----
From: Rich Bowen <>
Reply-To: "" <>
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5:44 AM
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Whimsy PMC

>On 04/27/2015 10:18 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (3980) wrote:
>> I’ll note that the only person I see from infra that has been proposed
>> in the current PMC is Jake Ferrel:
>> * Acquia: Jake Farrell
>> Someone also correct me in that I don’t think Jake is a paid infra
>> contractor.
>> In addition the way I see this is that it is no different e.g.,
>> than contributing upstream to FreeBSD or whatever - Infra contractors
>> may fix something and decide it’s in the ASF’s best interests to
>> contribute it upstream - same may happen for Whimsy. But to date,
>> ASF infra folk that are contractors I believe are not proposed to
>> be directly paid to contribute to Whimsy. Should they do so, great.
>> But in the famous words of Sam Ruby let’s deal with this if there
>> is an actual data point instead of hypotheticals.
>David states in his initial email that he has a paid contractor who hase
>working on Whimsy as one of his paid duties. This is not a hypothetical.

Sorry I missed that email I guess (huge shock). I’ll go try and find


Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Chief Architect
Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section (398)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 168-519, Mailstop: 168-527
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

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