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From Sander Striker <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Official Name for "Geronimo" Project
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2003 09:04:53 GMT
On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 09:29, Bruce Snyder wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Berin Lautenbach said:
> BL>> 2) Identify the PPMC who gets to name this project - and hold them 
> BL>> accountable for their decision.
> BL>
> BL>+1.  I think the Incubator PMC is in a kind of unique position.  We are 
> BL>trying to ensure that new projects/new committers in new projects are 
> BL>working in "The Apache Way".  So for me, the Incubator PMC shouldn't 
> BL>actually be voting to make the decision for the incubating project.  It 
> BL>should simply be checking that the decision has been made appropriately. 
> BL>  If anyone in the PMC vetoes a PPMC decision it should be on the basis 
> BL>that the decision does not meet the ASF requirements, not on the basis 
> BL>that we do/don't like a name (for example).
> BL>
> BL>Anything else takes the decision away from the project in inubation, and 
> BL>I'm not sure I see how that is fostering the Apache way.
> IMO, Berin's comments are exactly what I was thinking. 

Do note that there were votes from the members, not neccessarily (only)
from the Incubator PMC.


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