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From "Jean T. Anderson" <>
Subject Re: [doc] podling software releases
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2006 20:04:02 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> ...
> There is no need to "notify the PPMC".
> PMC == Project Management Committee == the people who make decisions
> for a project == the people with binding votes in public decisions
> == the people on the dev list we listen to when they vote.
> Anyone not on the dev list is not really on the PMC, period.
> They should be officially removed from the PMC and placed in
> emeritus status until they care to return.
> This is often confused with the "pmc" list, which is simply a
> private list with a confusing name that I will change to "private"
> as soon as I get a spare day to run the scripts.

ok, here's the running draft:

"Therefore, should a Podling decide it wishes to perform a release, the
Podling SHALL hold a vote on the Podling's public -dev list. At least
three +1 votes are required (see guidelines at, and only the PPMC member
votes are binding. If the majority of all votes is positive, then send a
summary of that vote to general@incubator and formally request the
Incubator PMC approve such a release. Three +1 Incubator PMC votes are


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