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From Christian Geisert <christian.geis...@isu-gmbh.de>
Subject Re: XML Graphics: draft charter, draft resolution update, items to discuss
Date Tue, 29 Jun 2004 00:28:41 GMT
Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> I'm glad we get some wind back into the Batik project. This makes this
> whole process a lot easier (at least emotionally).


> 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?

I think it makes sense that all active and willing committers
are on the PMC (and I think it's like this on most other projects)

> Question number two is about commit rights. I guess we will keep a
> separate set of committers for Batik and FOP and will create a common
> space available to all committers when it comes to developing joint
> components (like the PDF and PS transcoders). Is everybody ok with this



> What remains to do?
> - Decide on open points (see above)
> - Raise any concerns about the current course of action.
> - Finalize both the resolution and charter (although the latter is not a
> prerequisite for the PMC to be created AFAIK)
> - Propose candidates for the chair (and vote on one)

IIRC the PMC chair is voted by the PMC members so we first need the PMC ...

> - Fill in the names of the initial PMC and its chair into the board
> resolution draft.
> - Present the proposal to the board (after a positive vote on the whole
> thing).
> Let's get this over with within the next couple of weeks.



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