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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Responsibilities and Improvements (was: Re: Whimsy general@ subs check
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2019 22:40:26 GMT
Dmitriy,

I don't think that you got a real answer to your section question.

The standard response to this would be a question in return. Instead of
"remove inactive members and add new ones" why not just "add new ones".

The point of this question is that 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.

The real key is the "add new ones" part of your suggestion.

On Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 1:07 PM Dmitriy Pavlov <dpavlov@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Daniel,
>
> There are two independent questions here.
>
> ...
>
> 2) Inactive members removal: Lack of active PMCs member makes me thinks
> that at some point some removal will be necessary. We can
> continuously grow the roster for a TLP project, but sometimes I feel there
> are ~30 members and only 5-7 active members. So why don't we narrow the
> roster to 7 and invite new members?
>
> It looks reasonable that if you want a binding vote, approve releases,
> propose new committers you need to join community communication channels
> and be there.  My idea is, first of all, ask PMCs if they want to stay or
> leave and, second of all, to always keep committership, because it is based
> on merit.
>
> And here for option 2, I don't have any severe issues to address. If it a
> bad idea, not a problem. In that case, I also would be happy if I
> understand this topic better.
>
>

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