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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [PMC] Proposed PMC List
Date Mon, 24 Sep 2012 08:26:16 GMT
Just to confirm that I have received no offline nominations.

Sent from my tablet
On Sep 19, 2012 12:00 AM, "Andrew Rist" <> wrote:

> (top posting after private messages - I cannot describe the shame I
> feel...  ;-)
> I have an option that I believe will handle Andrea's concerns.  I have
> spoken with Ross and he is amenable to receiving Proposed PMC entries off
> list.
> If anyone is concerned about sending their list to ooo-dev, you can send
> it to Ross ( rgardler at apache) instead, and at the end of the period
> (next Sunday), he will send an anonymized summary of the votes he has
> received, along with a breakdown of submissions by committers/PPMC vs other
> community members.
> We have received lists from 10 people and have 25 nominees with multiple
> votes.  It would be great to get even more feedback.
> A.
> On 9/18/2012 1:17 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>> On 17/09/2012 Andrew Rist wrote:
>>> * This is not a vote. This is a search for consensus. Please no '-1'
>>> replies. Let's see what this process produces, and then discuss
>>> from there.
>> It seems that the process is working quite well, and that we are on the
>> right way to bootstrap a PMC by consensus.
>> I surely don't want to block the current process, but I wonder if
>> allowing people to "vote" (actually, express preferences) anonymously would
>> be better for some volunteers/cultures. Our mentors have often stated that
>> we have secure voting solutions available, but maybe this is overkill and
>> time-consuming, and it would be enough to allow people to send their lists
>> to a mentor (if available), who would repost them here.
>> It is not an issue that I feel personally: it's OK for me to continue
>> with public messages on ooo-dev. But it could be that others have problems,
>> and in that case I'd encourage them to speak up so that we can find a way
>> to ensure that everyone can express their opinions.
>> Regards,
>>   Andrea.

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