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From "Aidan Skinner" <ai...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Statements from Qpid mentors would help me decide... [WAS Re: [VOTE] Apache Qpid Graduation as TLP]
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2008 17:13:12 GMT
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 3:21 PM, Martijn Dashorst
<martijn.dashorst@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 3/25/08, Aidan Skinner <aidan@apache.org> wrote:

>  > I was under the impression that it was the committership that was
>  >  looked at, not the PPMC. Am I misreading "The project is not highly
>  >  dependent on any single contributor (there are at least 3 legally
>  >  independent committers and there is no single company or entity that
>  >  is vital to the success of the project)" from
>  >  http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html ?
>
>  The only folks that have a binding vote and therefore an absolute say
>  in the future and direction of the project are the PMC members.
>  therefore it is absolutely necessary that the PMC is diverse. A
>  non-diverse PMC can block entry to the project, or decide whether or
>  not to implement a feature, blocking the interests of other parties in
>  the wider community.

That makes total sense, thanks for clarifying. It might be an idea to
update the documentation since it's not clear that you need a PPMC
with 3 independent groups on it.

- Aidan
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