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From Dave Barton <b...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [PMC] Proposed PMC Chair
Date Sat, 29 Sep 2012 07:48:07 GMT
-------- Original Message  --------
From: Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com>
To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:16:25 -0400

> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Andrew Rist <andrew.rist@oracle.com> wrote:
>> I would like to nominate Andrea Pescetti.
>> Andrea is one of the most active and well respected members of the project,
>> and I believe he would make a great PMC Chair.
> 
> +1 Andrea has demonstrated a solid understanding of open source
> community leadership principles. He is articulate, and perceptive. I
> believe that Andrea has passion for OpenOffice and our success, and
> will make an excellent chair.

+1 I agree.

>> Andrew
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 9/27/2012 2:42 PM, Andrew Rist wrote:
>>>
>>> Moving right along...
>>>
>>> I'd like to restart the discussion over choosing a PMC Chair.  The
>>> previous proposed process was discussed in:
>>> http://markmail.org/message/mrgnjtiuum5bovjd
>>> I'd like to take up where that left off.
>>>
>>> Here is the process (with minor modifications) from the original:
>>>
>>>    You can read about the duties of a PMC Chair here:
>>>    http://www.apache.org/dev/pmc.html#chair
>>>
>>>    1) Nominations would be open for 72 hours.  Anyone can nominate
>>>    someone for the role.  Self-nominations are fine.  And of course
>>>    nominations can be declined.
>>>
>>>    2) If there is only one nomination, then we are done, provided there
>>>    are no sustained objections.
>>>
>>>    3) If there is more than one nomination we discuss on the list for
>>>    another 72 hours.  Discussion would primarily be on ooo-dev, but some
>>>    subjects might be directed to ooo-private.
>>>
>>>    4) If after 72-hours discussion there are still two or more nominees
>>>    then we vote.  Everyone would be welcome to vote, but binding votes
>>>    would be from PPMC members.  If there are more than 2 candidates,
>>>    there will be a run-off vote between the top two nominees if none of
>>>    the nominees receive an outright majority.
>>>
>>>
>>> (note: the last item was changed from the original - nothing more
>>> complicated than a two way run-off is needed, as it is unlikely we have more
>>> than two nominees.)
>>> I think this process is straight forward enough that we should just begin
>>> the process now.
>>>
>>> Andrew
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
> 
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