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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Business decisions and risk (was: [DISCUSS] IPMC votes on releases)
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2019 04:32:51 GMT
On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 8:17 PM Justin Mclean <>

> Hi,
> > Hoops constructed by the IPMC. Like a secondary release vote on general@
> This is because of ASF bylaws i.e only PMC votes are binding on releases.

That is not in the Bylaws. Stop making stuff up.

> So you're saying implementations of ASF bylaws are "arbitrarily defined
> hoops”?

See above.

> There could be other ways of dealing with this bylaw that have been
> suggested,

What bylaw? Got a reference?

> for example treating podling releases not as official Apache releases.

That is the origin of this thread, because you only ever pose
hypotheticals. You only pose "could" possibilities. But you *never* move
things to conclusion. So this thread is an attempt to do so.

Your "could" emails on this thread is antithetical to its origin.

> But that also has implications and concerns, which I’m not seeing being
> addressed in this discussion.

Then help drive it, rather than take a back seat. Drive a decision.

Q: Does the IPMC want to produce non-ASF releases?


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