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From Sean Busbey <busbey+li...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Bylaw edits based on first vote discussion
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:14:20 GMT
I was going rewrite it to use singular they instead of the current
combination of "his/her" and "his or her". But I haven't found time to do
it yet.


On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Bill Havanki <bhavanki@clouderagovt.com>wrote:

> I removed the reinstatement voting actions, as discussed earlier in this
> thread. The actions are now purely "New Committer" and "New PMC Member".
>
> I think a diff between the votes is a great idea, easy to do with svn.
>
> Any other feedback or issues with the proposed bylaws?
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 4:35 PM, Mike Drob <madrob@cloudera.com> wrote:
>
> > I think at this point, any willing person can make edits. I do not expect
> > we will suffer from too many cooks.
> >
> > For the next vote, it would be a good idea to include a diff to the first
> > vote.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 4:28 PM, Sean Busbey <busbey+lists@cloudera.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > How are we handling proposed changes? Just post a new version? Email
> > > description and then some coordinating editor (Bill H?) handles
> > > implementation?
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 2:50 PM, Bill Havanki <
> bhavanki@clouderagovt.com
> > > >wrote:
> > >
> > > > I think you are right about the reinstatement actions.
> > > >
> > > > - If a committer cannot lose status, she cannot be denied getting the
> > > > commit bit back / her password reset after going idle / emeritus. So,
> > no
> > > > vote is warranted.
> > > > - An emeritus PMC member can simply declare that she is back via
> email
> > > (the
> > > > bylaws even say so right now).
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Thanks for doing this.
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm still not sure it makes sense to have "reinstatement" even on
> the
> > > > > list of voting actions, given that removal is not a possible thing,
> > > > > but everything else looks good.
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm more comfortable with the release plan being in the initial
> > > > > bylaws, now that we've discussed what that means, so I'm glad you
> > > > > included that stuff.
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Christopher L Tubbs II
> > > > > http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 1:55 PM, Bill Havanki <
> > > bhavanki@clouderagovt.com
> > > > >
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > Hello all,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I have updated our proposed bylaws to account for feedback that
> > arose
> > > > > from
> > > > > > the first vote. Here is the link:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > http://accumulo.apache.org/bylaws.html
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The following is a summary of my updates. There was a lot of
> > > > (excellent)
> > > > > > discussion, so please do point out unintentional omissions,
> > > > > > misinterpretations, or errors that are somewhat likely to be
> there.
> > > :)
> > > > > >
> > > > > > - Fixed punctuation errors and typos noticed by Christopher.
> > > > > > - Voting action changes:
> > > > > >   - Noted that new actions may be added as needed to the list
> > > > > >   - Changed the release plan action to lazy consensus, falling
> back
> > > to
> > > > > > majority approval)
> > > > > >   - Added release plan cancellation (re-plan) action, majority
> > > approval
> > > > > >   - Clarified difference between release plan and product release
> > > > actions
> > > > > >   - Defined "codebase" using Mike's definition
> > > > > >   - Noted that committer and PMC removal actions are
> intentionally
> > > not
> > > > > > defined, with references
> > > > > > - Added release manager role section
> > > > > > - Added release plan section, with content definition based
on
> > Mike's
> > > > > list
> > > > > >   - Noted specifically that dates in release plans are estimates
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I punted on laying out release guidelines, as we have a page
for
> > > those
> > > > > [1]
> > > > > > that I could defer to.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I also punted on version numbering, just for now. As with other
> > > > issues, I
> > > > > > can certainly see that as a worthwhile later addition.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thank you in advance for reviewing. I'm hopeful that we can
call
> a
> > > > second
> > > > > > vote by next week.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > [1] http://accumulo.apache.org/governance/releasing.html
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > // Bill Havanki
> > > > > > // Solutions Architect, Cloudera Govt Solutions
> > > > > > // 443.686.9283
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > // Bill Havanki
> > > > // Solutions Architect, Cloudera Govt Solutions
> > > > // 443.686.9283
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> // Bill Havanki
> // Solutions Architect, Cloudera Govt Solutions
> // 443.686.9283
>

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