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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Committer Voting and Vetos
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:41:50 GMT
On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 10:28 AM, Ted Dunning <> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 3:46 AM, Greg Stein <> wrote:
> > To the concrete question, the Subversion project never calls a strict
> > [VOTE] for new committers or PMC members. We discuss first, and that sets
> > the direction. People throw out +1 messages, but that is "sure, make it
> so"
> > rather than a true vote. Whenever somebody says "wait a minute", then we
> > do. We don't have formal rules around this stuff, since a general goal of
> > consensus is so ingrained into the community.
> >
> The nice thing about the vote is that there is a [RESULT] message to link
> to.  What does the Subversion project link to in the account request?

We don't provide a link. There is no reason for Infrastructure to
second-guess account requests from Officers or ASF Members, so that link is
optional. *Should* a question ever arise, then it is easy enough to provide
background information.


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