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From Andrea Pescetti <>
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.


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