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From Andrea Pescetti <pesce...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What is a good Project Management Committee?
Date Sun, 16 Sep 2012 20:55:14 GMT
Rob Weir wrote:
> For example, we had some initial committers who sent out bulk emails
> to a list of OpenOffice users. ... They issued
> press releases claiming that OpenOffice would fail, that the only way
> to get it to succeed was to send them money.  They did this using a
> name and website and claims that were abusive to the OpenOffice
> trademarks that were transferred to Apache.

While this is not what I had in mind when I raised the 
"trust"/"commitment" concern, it is a valid point.

These cases can probably be discussed on an individual basis and only 
after the individuals have confirmed they want to serve in the PMC, to 
avoid useless discussions.

Regards,
   Andrea.

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