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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ambiguous wording in http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#pmc
Date Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:28:02 GMT
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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