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From Jim Hurley <Jim.Hur...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: JIRA committers
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2007 16:43:45 GMT
On Mar 1, 2007, at 10:52 AM, Craig L Russell wrote:
> Hi Geir,
>
> On Mar 1, 2007, at 6:22 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>>>>
>>>> 2) are the initial committers and mentors PMC members and should  
>>>> they
>>>>    get the PMC role?
>>>
>>> Yes, the initial committers and mentors are PPMC members. I have  
>>> not seen any special privilege in JIRA for the PMC project role.  
>>> So I don't think it really matters whether they are assigned that  
>>> role or not.
>>
>> This actually depends on how the project works, actually.  There's  
>> no hard and fast rule that dictates the initial committer list ==  
>> PPMC
>
> Thanks for pointing that out. This is a guideline, not a rule. From  
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/ppmc.html
>
> "The Podling Project Management Committee (PPMC) helps a Podling  
> learn how to govern itself. It works like a PMC but reports to the  
> Incubator PMC instead of to the ASF Board. Initially, it is  
> composed of the Podling's mentors and initial committers. The PPMC  
> is directly responsible for the oversight of the podling and it  
> also decides who to add as a PPMC member."
>
> So even though it's not a rule, I expect that the podling would  
> have to have some good reason not to adopt it.

Since we took an informal 'vote' on it, and the consensus was that
initial committer list == initial PPMC, I don't think this a question
anymore for Apache River.

-Jim

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