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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <>
Subject Re: my pTLP view
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:12:48 GMT
+1 to both of these points from Greg.

Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Chief Architect
Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section (398)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 168-519, Mailstop: 168-527
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Stein <>
Reply-To: "" <>
Date: Friday, January 23, 2015 at 12:05 PM
To: "" <>
Cc: Jim Jagielski <>, Chris Mattmann <>
Subject: Re: my pTLP view

>On Jan 23, 2015 8:53 AM, "jan i" <> wrote:
>> On 23 January 2015 at 14:42, Greg Stein <> wrote:
>> >...
>> I agree with everything else you write, but the demand for "only ASF
>> Members" seems very hard. If I come to ASF with a community and a
>> I really would feel unhappy being cut out of the loop (PMC cares about
>> community, not the committers following our role definition).
>> Would it not be possible to write "The initial PMC must be comprised of
>> more than 50% ASF Members", or something similar.
>It would be a Resolution put before the Board. So the initial mix can be
>whatever you can get away with. :-)
>As a Director, I'd look for 100%. But with some rationale, one or two
>others could be fine.
>> If this came to vote, I would give it a -1, because we cannot and should
>> not "overrule" an existing community, but merely guide them.
>The community is who agreed on the approach and placed it before the
>for pTLP status. And only the Board would be voting on that Resolution.

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