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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: [RT] Create a second incubator podling - the ooo forums
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 13:23:36 GMT
On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 06:13 -0700, Joe Schaefer wrote:
> Up until a few days ago I thought we had one.

right - and I thought that was becoming rather clear also.

> Move the forums over to the ASF, give the PPMC
> and ASF members the full ability (upon request)
> to oversee allcommunications within the forums,

We did that - both in offer and in setting up the avenue to do so.

yesterday there was a technical question about moving some information
from the forum logs into email postings to a private ASF ML for
oversight - I clearly stated it was both possible technically and that I
would take it as a task. 

//drew

> 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 <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>
> >To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >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 <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> ><snip>
> >> 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 apply.

> >
> >I'm not asking for a change, just exploring the possibility of one.
> >
> >-- 
> >Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>
> >
> >
> >



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