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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Re: NOMINATIONS for Incubator PMC Chair
Date Wed, 08 Feb 2012 23:11:27 GMT
I am happy to step out of the way for Jukka. He was clever enough to
stay out of the email s*** storm, and that alone, in my mind, renders
him most qualified.

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Christian Grobmeier <> wrote:
> I already mentioned that I would have nominated you, and so I am
> delighted to read your message. It will be very difficult to choose
> between all these strong candidates.
> Cheers
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Jukka Zitting <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After consideration and some convincing (thanks!), I've decided to
>> throw also my hat into the ring as a candidate to be the next chairman
>> of the IPMC.
>> I believe in that role I could be more effective in focusing more of
>> our collective attention at where I think it would do most good - at
>> the actual podlings we're here to help.
>> That said, the current incubation process clearly has problems and I
>> very much support efforts to improve the way we work (even if the
>> result is to replace the Incubator with something better). However,
>> I'd like to leave the leadership on these efforts to others and, as
>> mentioned elsewhere, rather try to act as a balancing force that helps
>> achieve consensus where possible.
>> Should I be elected, I'd resign as the chairman of the Jackrabbit PMC.
>> In fact I think it's in any case high time for Jackrabbit to be
>> rotating that role.
>> Finally, if elected (and assuming the IPMC still exists), I'd serve
>> for at most two years before calling for a re-election, or possibly
>> much less if I don't find enough free cycles to perform the duty as
>> well as it should.
>> BR,
>> Jukka Zitting
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