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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Bylaw changes for new committer / new PMC member votes
Date Fri, 19 Jul 2013 17:27:48 GMT
Specifically, Chip is calling for us to change committer / PMC votes from
"lazy consensus" to "2/3 majority". (That is, the vote type for that
specific decision making process changes, but the vote type definitions are
left alone.)


On 19 July 2013 17:32, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 04:29:07PM +0000, Chiradeep Vittal wrote:
> > There's several places in the by laws that call for Lazy Consensus. Are
> we
> > discussing modifying all of them or just new committer votes?
>
> New committer and PMC membership.
>
> sorry, I think the email could be more clear.  This is per the $subject:
> new committer / new PMC member votes only.
>
> >
> > On 7/19/13 9:02 PM, "Chip Childers" <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:
> >
> > >As it stands now, we currently use a "Lazy Consensus" model (yes Noah, I
> > >know we didn't define that term correctly as of now, but I think that's
> > >a different discussion).  We currently have that term defined as:
> > >
> > >> Lazy Consensus - Lazy consensus requires 3 binding +1 votes and no
> > >> binding -1 votes.
> > >
> > >I'd like to propose that we change the PMC and committer voting rule to
> > >use the Lazy 2/3 Majority approach defined as:
> > >
> > >> Lazy 2/3 majority votes requires at least 3 binding votes and twice as
> > >> many binding +1 votes as binding -1 votes.
> > >
> > >Are there any objections to me starting a VOTE on this change?
> >
> >
>



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