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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <>
Subject Re: PPMC versus commiter
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:38:16 GMT
I was that other mentor...*smile*

But the awesome part is that I respect Marvin's opinion, as well as the
opinion of others that believe (P)PMC != C.

Just not on the projects I will work on :)


On 12/19/12 5:33 AM, "Marvin Humphrey" <> wrote:

>On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 4:43 AM, Benson Margulies <>
>> 1. TLP's vary in their behavior in this regard. Some maintain a
>> committer!=PMC distinction, and some do not.
>> With all respect, I don't see the OO podling as typical. It's sheer
>> size put it in a different category, and I for one do not feel
>> inclined to tell podlings to start keeping PPMC and committer distinct
>> on the basis of that history.
>Both ideologies have passionate adherents.  While Lucy was in the
>we had a long debate about this topic with myself as the strongest
>for one position and one of our Mentors as the strongest advocate for the
>other.  (Lucy uses a Committer/PMC Member split now as a TLP, just as we
>while in the Incubator.)
>The status quo seems to be that podlings tend to inherit their Mentors'
>beliefs.  That may please no one, but I cringe at the thought of trying to
>"resolve" this one way or another.  Consensus would mean one side losing
>a long, bloody battle.
>Marvin Humphrey
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