Subject: Re: the GCC steering committee
From: Tom Lord <>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 11:49:01 -0800 (PST)

Some of the replies to my first message in this thread got me

Formalizing the maintainership of various open source projects, which
includes both process improvements to the technical work and political
improvements to the governance, is a large step in the direction of
performing such projects with best practical practices.  Wouldn't
that, in turn, be a good liability shield for companies that provide
this software to their customers?