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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Ambiguous wording in http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#pmc
Date Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:01:58 GMT
Board or comdev...

Thx :)

> On Jan 8, 2016, at 10:28 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Where should it be?
> 
> On 8 January 2016 at 14:03, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>> Why is this in legal-discuss?
>> 
>>> On Jan 8, 2016, at 5:47 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> The page http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#pmc
>>> 
>>> says:
>>> 
>>>>> 
>>> The Project Management Committees are established by resolution of the
>>> Board, to be responsible for the active management of one or more
>>> communities, which are also identified by resolution of the Board.
>>> 
>>> Each PMC consists of at least one officer of the ASF, who shall be
>>> designated chairperson, and may include one or more other members of
>>> the ASF.
>>> 
>>> The chair of the PMC is appointed by the Board and is an officer of
>>> the ASF (Vice President).
>>> <<
>>> 
>>> I think the second para is confusing/plain wrong. I read it as follows:
>>> 
>>> The first 2 phrases imply that there is a pool of officers who may
>>> become chairperson, when AIUI appointment to chairperson is what makes
>>> them an officer.
>>> 
>>> The last phrase appears to suggest that only ASF members may be PMC members.
>>> However many PMCs include one or more non-members.
>>> 
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