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From sebb <>
Subject Re: New challenges (Was: NOMINATIONS for Incubator PMC Chair)
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:07:25 GMT
On 2 October 2012 10:20, Jukka Zitting <> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Daniel Shahaf <> wrote:
>> Volunteers for what?  To use Steve you'll need
> To start with a volunteer to list the requirements you just listed.
> Thanks! :-) From your points it looks like we'd also need a few vote
> counters/monitors and the rest is something I should be able to
> coordinate with root@.
> On 2 October 2012 00:00, Benson Margulies <> wrote:
>> Seems a bit premature. Let's see if we have more than one candidate.
>> So far we have none.
> I'm pretty confident that we'll get some good candidates. I have some
> in mind, but wanted to leave the discussion open for now before
> starting to nominate people.
> If only one candidate appears or a consensus arises among multiple
> nominees (like it did earlier this year), there's of course no need
> for a more complicated voting process.
> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 10:49 AM, sebb <> wrote:
>> Also is there any reason to vote in secret?
>> AFAIK all other PMC chair votes are just held on the private list.
>> Using Steve (as currently implemented) involves quite a bit of overhead.
> My main motivation for bringing Steve up is that a part of the
> motivation to turn that code into a TLP was to make it easier for
> people both inside and outside of Apache to use. The IPMC chair
> election would be a nice opportunity to showcase the system in action.

Indeed, but that might be better done if/when Steve is enhanced to
support private (as opposed to secret) votes, as hopefully that would
not require the same overhead.

> If it indeed is too much overhead, then let's scrap the idea and fall
> back to a normal vote on private@.
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting
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