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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] RE: [DISCUSS] Calendar for New chair of AOO
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:36:45 GMT
[top posting]

Despite the apparent lack of nominees, I would urge us to continue with the
originally announced date of Aug. 16 as the closing.

On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 3:50 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton <orcmid@apache.org>
wrote:

> The August Board meeting is on August 19 and I suspect that a resolution
> to the Board must be provided on or before August 17.  (I couldn't find a
> different deadline other than 2 days before.)
>
> My sense is that it is very important to be consistent and deliberate.
> For me, August 16 closing of nominations is an established, public date.
> There might be some generous lazy consensus period for reaching a different
> nomination-closing date so long as there are no further nominations or any
> request for the full time to accept nominations.
>
> Apart from concern that we demonstrate care in making any alterations, I
> am neutral with regard to the change of the closing date.  As the only
> current nominee, it is awkward for me to say any more than that.
>
>  - Dennis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jan i [mailto:jani@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, August 3, 2015 11:25
> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] RE: [DISCUSS] Calendar for New chair of AOO
>
> On 3 August 2015 at 19:59, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
>
> > On 08/03/2015 12:48 PM, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
> >
> >> It seems to me that so far we have only one candidate.
> >> Given the actual situation I'd prefer us to consider the option to speed
> >> this up.
> >>
> >> We have many things to do, ranging from the Digital signing to go out
> with
> >> a new release, if we can close this we could probably focus on technical
> >> matters only.
> >>
> >> Does anyone have a problem to speed up this process?
> >
> > A big +1 from me, although I'm neither a committer nor a PMC member, I am
> > a director, and would love to see AOO move past this road block, and
> > potential source of controversy, and on to doing what the project was
> > chartered to do.
> >
> +1 from me, provided the PMC is in agreement on it.
>
> Please remember the original date was 16 August, so there might be
> candidates out there waiting (just like Dennis was not nominated the first
> day).
>
> In case the PMC decides to close for more candidates, I suggest a 72 hour
> (+weekend if needed) lazy consensus, and then I can make the needed
> resolution to board,
> we might even make it to the August board meeting.
>
> rgds
> jan i.
>
>
>
>
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