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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Open votes that have been open for more than 100 days ??
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:06:04 GMT
On 15 January 2015 at 14:58, Branko Čibej <brane@apache.org> wrote:

> On 15.01.2015 14:45, Dave wrote:
> > This vote: "RC4 as Apache Usergrid 1.0 (incubating) 2014–09–03 2014–09–02
> > 135 days" was cancelled in an email message titled "[VOTE][CANCELLED]
> > Release RC4 as Apache Usergrid 1.0 (incubating) - CORRECTION"
>
> The problem here is that the vote tally script does not expect people to
> fiddle with the subject line other than to add a [RESULT] or [CANCEL] or
> [CANCELLED] tag. In the past, I've found quite a few result or
> cancellation messages that also modify the rest of the subject line, or
> even start a completely new thread. Every now and then I go through the
> script's database and fix up results, but ... I'd really have expected
> people to feel less need to fiddle with subject lines. :)
>
> (At one point I tried following in-reply-to headers ... what a mess,
> mail clients these days really have trouble following 20-year-old RFCs.)
>
Does the program have any other method to cancel votes than making an email
?
(would be kind of nice of IPMC could mark votes like the one from Usergrid,
without extra emails)

>
> And of course, some votes never get a proper resolution mail sent out.
>
Those are the ones we need to catch.

rgds
jan i

>
> -- Brane
>
> > On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 8:37 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I just looked at http://people.apache.org/~brane/incubator/votes.html,
> and
> >> I do understand that votes can be open for an extended period of time,
> but
> >> more than 100 days seems excessive:
> >>
> >> Apache Drill 0.6.0-incubating release 2014–10–20 2014–10–05 102 days
> >> Accept
> >> Ignite into the Apache Incubator 2014–10–01 2014–10–01 106 days  Release
> >> RC4 as Apache Usergrid 1.0 (incubating) 2014–09–03 2014–09–02 135 days
> >> Release
> >> Apache Flink 0.6-incubating 2014–08–22 2014–08–18 150 days  Release
> BatchEE
> >> 0-2-incubating 2014–08–10 2014–08–10 158 days  Release Apache DeviceMap
> >> BrowserMap version 1.4.1 2014–07–30 2014–07–25 174 days  Release of
> Apache
> >> MRQL 0.9.2 incubating (RC2)) 2014–06–26 2014–06–25 204 days  Graduate
> >> Apache Celix as Top Level Project 2014–06–23 2014–06–19 210 days  Apache
> >> Slider 0.30-incubating RC0 2014–06–02 2014–06–02 227 days
> >> Could I politely ask the different projects to have a look if these
> votes
> >> still are active, or alternatively close/cancel them.
> >>
> >>
> >> thanks in advance
> >> rgds
> >> jan i.
> >>
>
>
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