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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: The board is not responsible!
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 15:07:17 GMT
At 09:12 AM 10/22/2003, Tetsuya Kitahata wrote:

>On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 13:31:20 -0000
>(Subject: RE: The board is not responsible!)
>Magnus ?or Torfason <magnus@handpoint.com> wrote:
>> > > Isn't the ASF Board ultimately responsible
>> > This is just wrong.   Responsibility lies with the individual 
>> > commiters, members, and their associated project PMCs.
>> But this seems to have been exactly the problem with the recent
>> discussions.  The arguments have been over the use of the 
>> announce@apache.org mailing list, and there seems to be no PMC 
>> responsible for that list.
>* Fund-raising  (Board Committee)
>* Security Team  (Board Committee)
>* Infrastructure or Operations team  (Presidents Committee)
>These three do not have PMC entities in the strict sense of the word.

These are (non-project) management committees.  They are empowered
to make certain decisions and are accountable to the membership as
a whole through the board and president, respectively.

The two board ones answer to the board, infrastructure answers to the
president.  If their was a public relations or communications committee,
the newsletter would obviously fit right there.


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