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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Documentation of voting rules.
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:17:22 GMT
On 2 December 2014 at 18:32, Matt Franklin <m.ben.franklin@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue Dec 02 2014 at 12:25:33 PM Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Apache PMCs, including the incubator PMC, operate by consensus except
> > in a very small number of enumerated exceptional cases. So, the vote,
> > I think, is a test of consensus. -1 votes block consensus until
> > discussed to 0. There's no minimum number of +1 votes.
> >
>
> For releases, 3 +1s are a minimum.  The convention I have seen consistently
> applied is that -1s only count as vetos on code commits.  There is no rule
> that a -1 on a process or release vote constitutes a block; however, the
> community *should* discuss the concerns of the dissenters and try to come
> to better consensus.
>

I agree for releases, it clearly defined in the docs. But I dont think its
fair to say that accepting a podling is a release.

Personally I see it as any number of +1 and no -1, but again I still cannot
find the documentation.

rgds
jan i.


>
>
> >
> > I am always prepared to be corrected.
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 12:09 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> > > Hi.
> > >
> > > I have just called for a vote on corinthia, and got a question about
> the
> > > voting rules from the project.
> > >
> > > I digged into the documentation, and all I can find is the fact that a
> > vote
> > > has to be called. I cannot find a definition of the vote (yes I can
> find
> > > our general voting rules, but not which one applies in this case).
> > >
> > > Can someone please point me towards a document where it is defined,
> > > otherwise I suggest we change the documentation to make it clear.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > > rgds
> > > jan I.
> >
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