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From Yong Lin Ma <mayo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [PMC] Proposed PMC Chair
Date Sat, 29 Sep 2012 06:27:21 GMT
Just a reminder, we are still in the 72 hours window of looking for candidates.

There is no hurry to vote for anyone.  Let's focus on finding
candidates who can be and willing be the Chair.



On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 11:35 AM, imacat <imacat@mail.imacat.idv.tw> wrote:
> On 2012/09/29 10:16, Yong Lin Ma said:
>> I would like to support any of them (include Andrea Pescetti) to be the Chair.
>>
>> Right now, it depends on who of them willing to take the role and how
>> the we will choose from them.
>>
>> After we get a list of confirmed candidates, we can vote for them.
>> Every one can vote for one or more than one. And finally the one who
>> get the most tickets (need reach a bar)  will be the chair.
>
>     Actually, I was not asking why or how this is done.  I was stating
> the conflict behind this.  In short, nominating more than one person for
> the chair is self-contraction.  This violates the purpose of nomination,
> and should not happen.
>
>     And also, should we add a rule of nomination that one person can
> only nominate one candidate?  This rule is most common in all kinds of
> elections.
>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 7:06 PM, imacat <imacat@mail.imacat.idv.tw> wrote:
>>> On 2012/09/28 10:55, Yong Lin Ma said:
>>>> I would also like to nominate
>>>>       Donald Harbison (dpharbison)
>>>>        Louis Suarez-Potts (louis)
>>>>        Pedro Giffuni (pfg)
>>>> as candidates of the PMC Chair.
>>>
>>>     I suppose we have only one chair.  Are you really sure you want to
>>> nominate more than one person?  This might mean potential conflict on
>>> which one you support.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> They are all well known in the community.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 5:54 AM, 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.
>>>>>
>>>>> 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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>>
>>
>
>
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Regards

Yong Lin Ma

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