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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [doc] podling software releases
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2006 18:59:11 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> Leo Simons wrote:
>>Well, that's I think the official rules of most projects. In practice
>>what I've seen happen usually is that when someone throws a -1 its for
>>a serious reason and the vote is simply aborted, the problem is fixed,
>>and a new release is made.
> Just to be clear, though, a -1 vote on a release
> is *not* a veto the way it is on code.

Agreed.  What Leo is describing is that an RM *chooses* to abandon the
release because they agree, the issue is serious enough to stop and roll
another.  Unless voted -against- by a majority of PMC members, and with
three +1 votes, more + than -, the choice to release is left to the RM.


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