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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: [RT] Create a second incubator podling - the ooo forums
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 13:13:36 GMT
Up until a few days ago I thought we had one.
Move the forums over to the ASF, give the PPMC
and ASF members the full ability (upon request)
to oversee allcommunications within the forums,
and life goeson.  I see no need for the Volunteers
to join the PPMC or anything like that, just keep
doing whatever you're doing and keep the PPMC abreast
of anything report-worthy when they need to report
to the board.  If the Volunteers want to incorporate
some Apache-style voting processes into their ops,
go for it!

>From: Rory O'Farrell <>
>Sent: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 9:08 AM
>Subject: Re: [RT] Create a second incubator podling - the ooo forums
>On Tue, 6 Sep 2011 05:49:09 -0700 (PDT)
>Joe Schaefer <> wrote:
>> So to answer your questions, yes it certainly could be done
>> within the Apache structure.  No it probably cannot be done
>> to host stuff here on behalf of some third party.
>Thanks, that is helpful in clarifying options.
>So to be hosted on Apache one would need to find some mechanism whereby a forum would
fit into Apache; by your earlier post you do not think there is such a mechanism. Might Apache
be prepared to modify (by extension) their structures to accomodate these?  This becomes
a problem for the legal draughtsmen, of course.  The old rule of £minimal change" ought
>I'm not asking for a change, just exploring the possibility of one.
>Rory O'Farrell <>
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