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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Podling release vote terminology
Date Tue, 09 May 2017 18:11:06 GMT
On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Jim Apple <jbapple@cloudera.com> wrote:

> If PPMC members A, B, and C, who are not IPMC members, vote +1 on a
> release, and then the second phase starts, acquires three +1 IPMC votes,
> but A, B, and C change their votes to -1, does the release pass?
>
>
Independent of binding or non-binding, releases can not be vetoed, although
RMs most of the time will want to fix release issues.

http://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html#release-approval


> Hoe long must the first phase last? How long may it last?
>
>
Votes are required to stay at least for 72 hours, although the vote should
not be closed unless you have the minimum 3 +1 binding votes.

http://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html#release-approval


> If in the first phase, the vote is +3 to -4, may the release manager begin
> the second phase?
>
> On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM, Craig Russell <apache.clr@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I've seen a few (recent) incubator votes that imply that there are two
> > separate, distinct votes: one in the podling and one in the incubator
> > general. And lots of questions about binding votes and carried-over votes
> > and whose votes are counted.
> >
> > I'd like to suggest:
> >
> > There is one vote for a podling release candidate. The first phase of the
> > vote takes place on the podling dev list. Anyone can vote. An affirmative
> > vote by three PPMC members (including mentors) is sufficient to start the
> > second phase, which takes place on the incubator general list. An
> > individual's vote can be changed any time during either phase until the
> > final vote is tallied.
> >
> > All votes are counted. Only IPMC member votes are binding. The final
> tally
> > counts affirmative, neutral, and negative votes from both phases combined
> > and affirmative, neutral and negative binding votes from both phases
> > combined.
> >
> > This terminology answers questions about:
> >
> > Whether PPMC votes are binding. They are not.
> > Whether IPMC member votes on the first phase of voting carry over to the
> > second phase. They do.
> > Whether public votes in either phase count. They do.
> > Whether public votes in either phase are binding. They are not.
> >
> > If we agree on the terminology, I'll see what documents need to be
> updated.
> >
> > Craig L Russell
> > clr@apache.org
> >
> >
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