Ok good...  as long as the PMC folks are participating it should not
be a problem.


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Doug Cutting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hiram Chirino wrote:
>> looks like you guys are not in the PMC.  Sorry about that.  But it
>> bring us a weird governance issue which is very anti Apahe..  usually
>> an Apache project is self governed, but from the look of the
>> authorization file, it seems like the zookeeper committers cannot
>> properly self govern.  It makes things like doing releases, adding new
>> committers and pmc members much more complex since the PMC members are
>> not actively working on the project.
> PMC members (like me) are expected to monitor the project.  I don't moderate
> this list, but I'd be surprised if a few other PMC members are not also
> following it.  We hope to eventually promote some of Zookeeper's committers
> to the Hadoop PMC.  All seasoned committers should be on the PMC, but the
> Zookeeper folks are still relative newbies at Apache and none have made it
> there yet.
> To some degree the Hadoop PMC is incubating Zookeeper.  Zookeeper's
> committers are like the PPMC.  If things go well, as with all Hadoop
> committers, they'll be nominated to Hadoop's PMC.  There'll be no formal
> graduation, just gradual maturation.  If the community diverges sufficiently
> from Hadoop's, then it may someday make sense to promote Zookeeper to a TLP.
> Doug


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