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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: REVISED Policy on Initial Committer and PPMC members
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 19:59:45 GMT
Leo Simons wrote:

> I have never liked this explicit "champion" role, and I don't like
> adding responsibilities to it, making things even more explicitly
> dependent on the champion.

Keep in mind that the Champion role would still end with the begining of
Incubation.  So the Champion's role is helping to draft the proposal,
including reviewing the Committer and PPMC lists.  Someone has to do it.

> Take wicket as a recent example -- there its developers interfaced
> directly with the PMC to talk about this kind of thing, and not
> through their champions.

Actually, my view, after having spoken with (almost) everyone involved from
Iona and the ASF is that if this HAD been done for CXF, we would have
avoided the conflicts entirely.

	--- Noel

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