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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: Lack of releases with Droids
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:20:47 GMT
On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 9:40 PM, Marvin Humphrey <> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 12:42 PM, Richard Frovarp <> wrote:
>> A lot of wind was taken out of the sails in the fights to get the IPMC votes
>> necessary to finish a release. We had two votes, but needed to request
>> several times for help getting that third vote. For those that did help us
>> out, thank you. However, the whole process wasn't fun or easy. With most
>> every other PMC, you're going to have enough interested parties to chip in
>> and help get that release out, without asking for votes for well over a
>> week.
> The release process reforms adopted in December 2013 greatly mitigate
> this problem. (All Droids releases pre-date the reforms.)
> These days, I think we should have little sympathy for podlings who
> choose to wait passively for IPMC votes rather than seize the
> initiative.

Heh, well i at least still have sympathy for podlings struggling to
getting binding votes. The alternative release process hardly seems
like the holy grail to me and i still hope for something better one


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