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From "robert burrell donkin" <>
Subject Re: [doc] "How to add a PPMC member"
Date Fri, 13 Oct 2006 13:51:11 GMT
On 10/12/06, Noel J. Bergman <> wrote:
> robert burrell donkin wrote:
> > > >  - the PPMC has no legal standing, so no need for board notification
> > i'm not sure about this. roy seems very convinced that PPMCs are
> > official committees.
> IMO, he's wrong.  The Incubator PMC is the sole body recognized by the ASF's
> legal structure.  The only authority exercised by a PPMC is by virtue of
> Incubator PMC member votes, which is why I encourage all PPMCs to have at
> least 3 active Incubator PMC members.
> > > IMO this policy seems reasonable but it's not publically written
> > down anywhere and a little more ceremony and documentation would
> > be required before i find this convincing in practice. may be
> > necessary to go through the records...
> It is reasonable to document,

IMO all undocumented policies are dubious. all policies should be documented.

> but the policy is not an Incubator policy.

roy implied that there's a positive policy vote on file about this.
before my time so someone would need to trawl the records to check
whether this is an official (but undocumented) policy.

- robert

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