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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Voting on releases? (was: [Vote] Release plan for 2.1.9)
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2006 01:24:03 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> Jean-Baptiste Quenot a ?crit :
> 
> >...Is there a  rule requiring new releases to be  first approved by a
> >vote?...
> 
> Maybe not, but we've been doing it this way for about 25 years and it  
> works ;-)

I think that there is a requirement for PMCs to vote
on all releases. Cocoon doesn't yet have its project
guidelines, but other PMC guidelines are definite.
Most say "majority approval is required".

> Seriously, making sure we agree on release plans (code freeze dates  
> etc.) is a Good Thing - I've seen several projects arguing or  
> disagreeing on releases, so it's certainly good to be a bit careful  
> and to make sure everyone is on the same page.
> 
> It doesn't cost much and there are at least  "social" benefits.
> 
> So, +1 for voting on release plans ;-)

+1, i agree that we should vote on the release plan
as well.

-David

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