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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Update to Commons package approval guideline
Date Wed, 09 Jan 2002 22:28:16 GMT
On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Martin Cooper wrote:

> Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 14:26:20 -0800
> From: Martin Cooper <martin.cooper@tumbleweed.com>
> Reply-To: Jakarta Commons Developers List <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> To: commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: [PROPOSAL] Update to Commons package approval guideline
>
> The current Commons guidelines require a positive super-majority vote of
> active subproject committers before a new package is accepted into Commons.
> Given the number of committers in Commons today, I believe that this is no
> longer tenable.
>
> Therefore I propose that we update item #17 of the guidelines to require
> majority approval, as defined in the Jakarta guidelines, before a package is
> accepted into Commons. The replacement text for item #17 would be as
> follows:
>
> -----
> 17. New packages may be proposed to the Jakarta Commons mailing list. To be
> accepted, a package proposal must receive majority approval of the
> subproject committers. Proposals are to identify the rationale for the
> package, its scope, its interaction with other packages and products, the
> Commons resources, if any, to be created, the initial source from which the
> package is to be created, and the initial set of committers.
>         1. As stated in the Jakarta guidelines, an action requiring majority
> approval must receive at least 3 binding +1 votes and more +1 votes than -1
> votes.
> -----
>
> +1 from me. :-)
>

+1

> --
> Martin Cooper
>

Craig


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