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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Umbrella projects
Date Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:49:55 GMT
On 12 September 2011 12:41, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 6:50 AM, Ian Lynch <ianrlynch@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 12 September 2011 10:55, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
>>

...

>>> I'm not seeing a problem at this point. I'm merely letting the
>>> community know that this could become an issue if we don't keep a
>>> careful eye on it. For me the trigger point will be delegation of
>>> decision making responsibilities.

...


(I'm cutting some of Robs text in order to focus on the conclusion and
support it, I'm not adding anything in this mail, just highlighting
that Rob sensibly outlines both the potential problem and a way to
prevent it becoming a problem)

> I'd expect that anything that a committer can do on their own, without
> making a proposal, could also be done by one or more committers
> talking on another list.  But anything that a committer would
> ordinarily seek lazy consensus on ooo-dev should continue to be
> proposed and reviewed that way, even if it had a preliminary
> discussion on another list.

+1

> it is important
> that there is a single place for the PPMC to find proposals, and that
> place is ooo-dev.  This doesn't mean that everything must be a
> proposal.  There is still scope for JFDI.  It just means that where a
> proposal is needed, it must be made on ooo-dev.

+1

Ros

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