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From Bertrand Delacretaz <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Responsibilities and Improvements (was: Re: Whimsy general@ subs check
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2019 10:06:54 GMT

On Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:41 PM Ted Dunning <> wrote:
> ...inactive PMC members are not a problem
> (Apache culture is heavily designed to make this work) and they could be an
> asset in the future. So removing the inactive members is actually a slight
> negative to the project...

I think it's important to differentiate between

a) Asking PMC members if they want to step down from the PMC if they
seem to be inactive for a long time

b) Forcibly removing PMC members that the PMC considers inactive

IMO a) is fine if a PMC wants to have a roster that reflects reality,
but b) is bad in terms of community

And yes in any case removals have to be ratified by the Board as per


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