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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: New Year, New Chair
Date Fri, 02 Jan 2015 23:04:56 GMT
Certainly Andrea has been a most excellent PMC Chair for OpenOffice.


Happy New Year to all!


On Jan 2, 2015, at 8:27 AM, Marcus wrote:

> Also from my side a big thank you for your work - especially as first chair in our new
TLP project times.
> And of course, a Happy New Year to all of you.
> Marcus
> Am 12/31/2014 10:46 PM, schrieb jan i:
>> Let me be the first to say you have done an outstanding job of bringing us
>> into apache.
>> Changing chairs is not mandatory in apache, but I respect your vision and
>> outlook, and agree time is right for a change of chair.
>> Like you I see this as a natural process due to changes in priorities, and
>> if I may add your personal life, reminding that we are all volunteers. You
>> have done alot for AOO and I personally hope for a great cooperation in
>> 2015.
>> On Wednesday, December 31, 2014, Andrea Pescetti<>
>> wrote:
>>> I've been the OpenOffice Project Chair for two years, since late 2012.
>>> While the term is not strictly set, big Apache projects usually rotate
>>> their Chair every 1-2 years, and OpenOffice should do the same.
>>> So we should look at finding a new project Chair in January, and at
>>> transitioning from me to the new Chair at the first Board meeting. This is
>>> a normal transition and I'd like that we make it as smooth as possible:
>>> I'll stay as a Chair until a new one has been chosen. Stay tuned for more
>>> information: I'll share a schedule tomorrow.
>>> Of course, I plan to maintain my current level of activity in the project,
>>> and to continue as an OpenOffice committer and PMC member. It is simply
>>> correct to rotate this (mostly administrative) role within the group.
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