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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Role of Incubator PMC Votes
Date Thu, 09 Sep 2010 19:13:12 GMT
On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 14:11, Kalle Korhonen <> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Greg Stein <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 08:47, James Carman <> wrote:
>> I haven't followed this particular issue because it seems like a
>> slamdunk easy thing. If the podling wants to change their name, then
>> fine. Sounds easy enough. I would see no reason for anybody outside
>> the podling to -1 that choice, and might even say that I'd be upset if
>> they did...
> Sure, the podling can change the name and it can be completely dealt
> with an internal matter. However, in this case, the name change was
> put up for a procedural/opinion vote on the incubator general list. As
> such, I might be upset if people are criticized for giving "the wrong
> vote". Most non-positive votes in the thread are non-binding so the
> project can ignore them if they like, but if you don't want the
> opinion, don't put it up for a vote.

As I said, I haven't followed it. I meant if the -1 was a veto. If the
IPMC was vetoing a podling's choices on stuff like this. If you're
only using a vote as a preference/opinion marker, then sure...
definitely no problems with that!


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