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From "J.Lance Wilkinson" <jl...@psu.edu>
Subject Re: ApacheCon NA 2013 Slides
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:39:35 GMT
Shane Curcuru wrote:
> On 3/4/2013 2:22 PM, J.Lance Wilkinson wrote:
>> Nick Burch wrote:
>>> Currently, all ASF Members, and all members of ConCom are able to add
>>> files in. Others can be added in too, but likely we'll take that sort
>>> of volunteering as a sign that we should add you to ConCom ;-)
>>
>>      At the risk of being considered someone who's volunteering, can
>>      you define ConCom for us non- ASF members (since a google search on
>> the
>>      acronym yields lots of things that don't sound remotely like ASF or
>>      ApacheCon or SVN) ;-P
> 
> Heh. We just barely have time to define it before Nick re-defines it...


	Thanks, Shane.   Interesting stuff (I love histories!).  Wish that
	I had the independence to know I'd always be able to attend, perhaps
	you'd get that volunteer.....

> 
> Concom == Conferences Committee = the PMC (Project Management 
> Committee)(former!) that was responsible for organizing ApacheCon and 
> other kinds of events on behalf of the ASF.  It's also shorthand for 
> "concom@", which means concom@apache.org, a privately archived mailing 
> list where conference things are decided.  Except soon, we may be 
> changing all the mailing lists to simplify them...
> 
> Note that the board (i.e. the board of directors of the ASF) dissolved 
> the Concom PMC somewhat recently, so Nick soldiers on as VP, Conferences 
> for the ASF.
> 
> Information about Concom and events is still a little scattered, but 
> this is the best place to start:
> 
>   http://events.apache.org/
> 
> And occasionally useful information is on:
>   http://www.apache.org/foundation/conferences.html
>   http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/FrontPage
> 
> The officer position of VP, Conferences was first created in 1999, right 
> when the ASF was founded:
> 
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/records/minutes/1999/board_minutes_1999_04_13.txt 
> 
> 
> - Shane
> 
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> 


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