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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] PMC Voting Process (version 2)
Date Wed, 22 Jan 2003 15:54:23 GMT


Leo Sutic wrote:

>  
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Stephen McConnell [mailto:mcconnell@apache.org] 
>>
>>Concerning the subject of quorum - if you go back to the current 
>>procedures - it is the quorum value that qualifies the voting process 
>>relative to the types of votes the the PMC get get into - 
>>normal vote: quorum = 1/2, P&P vote: quorum = 2/3.
>>    
>>
>
>Not according to the definition:
>
>   (b) Quorum Calculations
>
>       Quorum on all motions shall be at least three (3) and not
>       less than 50% of the elected members (rounded up to the 
>       nearest non-fractional number).
>
>   ...
>
>   (e) Qualified Majority Vote 
>
>       A vote undertaken within the scope of a Qualified Vote as  
>       defined by definition [5], meeting preconditions defined under  
>       Article 1 (a), shall require a majority of greater than 2/3, 
>       shall be subject to the quorum calculations as defined under 
>       Article 1 (b), and vote duration as defined by Article 1 (f).
>
>All votes: quorum = 50% (or three voters, whatever is higher).
>
>I think you're confusing quorum with support for the subject being
>voted upon.
>

Leo:

Your correct - the procedures state that quorum of 50% establishes a 
valid vote process but qualifies the numbers requireed for the vote to pass.

Cheers, Steve.

-- 

Stephen J. McConnell
mailto:mcconnell@apache.org
http://www.osm.net




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