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From "Peter B. West" <pbw...@tpg.com.au>
Subject Re: XML Graphics: draft charter, draft resolution update, items to discuss
Date Mon, 28 Jun 2004 03:02:13 GMT
Cliff Schmidt wrote:
> Jeremias Maerki wrote on Sunday, June 27, 2004 6:28 AM:
> 
> 
>>The Xerces people put all their active committers automatically into
>>the 
>>PMC. So question number one: Should we do that, too? I don't think
>>this 
>>is a bad idea. What do you people think about this and what are the
>>arguments for and against?
> 
> 
> If you're interested in another approach...in the XMLBeans vote on
> the proposed resolution and PMC chair, I included an option for the
> committer to choose to become part of the PMC.  This meant that people
> who didn't vote at all weren't part of the PMC, and that people who 
> didn't want to be part of the PMC could passively decline.  I felt it 
> was important for a clearly intentional choice to take on the 
> responsibility of being on the PMC.  This method can also serve to
> naturally filter out committers who have not been very active 
> (unless they make a conscious act to renew their activity).  Of course,
> anyone missed could always be voted into the PMC at a later time, 
> depending on the established charter.
> 
> Anyway, just thought I'd throw that out there in case you find any
> merit in that approach.

Sounds good.

Peter
-- 
Peter B. West <http://www.powerup.com.au/~pbwest/resume.html>

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