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From Olivier Lamy <>
Subject Re: Changing the Maven PMC Chair
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:43:20 GMT
2012/6/4 John Casey <>:
> Hi all,
> I just wanted to send a short note to tell you that I'm resigning as Maven's
> PMC Chair, and why.
> First, my resignation is NOT a result of some upheaval within the project.
> It is NOT a sign of conflict, or a sign that anything is wrong.
> On the contrary, around the time that I took up the post, the Maven PMC
> discussed the merits of having a more-or-less rotating chairmanship, and
> decided this was the course we wanted to pursue. The PMC Chair role is meant
> to serve as a conduit between the project and the Apache board, both for
> reporting on project progress and to help the PMC work with the board to
> complete any business that happens to cross outside the project boundary.
> We've opted to share this responsibility with the idea that it will help us
> maintain a wider understanding of roles and process within the PMC.
> Additionally, it's my personal hope that sharing this responsibility will
> help us avoid the notion that any one person is The Leader of the project.
> This idea simply is not true...and it's unfair to the dozens of excellent
> developers whose hard work has made Maven what it is today.
And everybody is welcome to improve users experience !
> The PMC has voted to recommend that Olivier Lamy serve the next rotation at
> this post. This recommendation should be considered at the next board
> meeting.
> Thanks,
> -john
> --
> John Casey
> Developer, PMC Chair - Apache Maven (
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