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From Christopher <ctubb...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] API release policy for 1.7/2.0
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:50:52 GMT
On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 9:34 AM, Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 3:13 PM, Adam Fuchs <afuchs@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > It seems to me like concensus instead of majority vote is preferable in
> > the
> > > case of exceptions.
> > >
> > >
> > Maybe. it depends on the nature of the objection. if it's a routine
> > release-planning thing, then majority might suffice. Consensus might be
> > required if a change is objected/veto'd. I don't consider how to handle
> > exceptions part of the above guidelines, upon which we are voting. I only
> > wanted to express that I think that some exceptions might need further
> > discussion beyond the guidelines.
> >
> >
>
> I don't think we should vary the voting based on the objection. That's just
> asking for arguments about what kind of objection is being raised. If this
> vote is Majority Approval, then the subsequent vote should also be Majority
> Approval.
>
>
I just meant that adoption of these guidelines would not influence the vote
type for any future votes. That the vote type would still be determined
according to the bylaws, as before.

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