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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [PMC] Proposed PMC Chair
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2012 19:15:52 GMT
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.

It is easy to offend people by actively working on this project.

It is easy not to offend people by doing nothing real.

But to actively contribute to the project, and to avoid offending or
being offended, this is a talent and a temperament that especially
recommends Andrea for this position.

-Rob

> Andrew
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> 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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