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From mart...@apache.org
Subject cvs commit: jakarta-commons/docs charter.html
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2002 19:53:44 GMT
martinc     02/01/13 11:53:43

  Modified:    xdocs    charter.xml
               docs     charter.html
  Log:
  Updated Commons guidelines to require majority approval for new package
  proposals to be accepted.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.5       +5 -5      jakarta-commons/xdocs/charter.xml
  
  Index: charter.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-commons/xdocs/charter.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.4
  retrieving revision 1.5
  diff -u -r1.4 -r1.5
  --- charter.xml	11 Dec 2001 08:12:04 -0000	1.4
  +++ charter.xml	13 Jan 2002 19:53:43 -0000	1.5
  @@ -232,11 +232,11 @@
     <li>Volunteers become committers to this subproject in the same way they are entered
to any Jakarta subproject. Being a committer in another Jakarta subproject is not a prerequisite.</li>
     <li>Each committer has karma to all the packages, but committers are required to
add their name to a package's status file before their first commit to that package.</li>
     <li>The committers shall elect a committee of three committers to provide general
oversight, in the style of the Jakarta PMC.</li>
  -  <li>New packages may be proposed to the Jakarta Commons mailing list. To be accepted,
a package proposal must receive a positive super-majority vote 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.
  -    <ol>
  -      <li>The whole number of positive votes needed for a super majority is calculated
by dividing the total number of active subproject committers by four, multiplying by three,
and rounding to the nearest whole number (&gt;= .5 rounds up).</li>
  -    </ol>
  +  <li>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.
  +    <ul>
  +      <li>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.</li>
  +    </ul>
     </li>
     <li>It is expected that the scope of packages may sometimes overlap.</li>
     <li>Anyone may propose a new package to the Commons, and list themselves as the
initial committers for the package. The vote on the proposal is then also a vote to enter
new committers to the subproject as needed.</li>
  
  
  
  1.21      +6 -6      jakarta-commons/docs/charter.html
  
  Index: charter.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-commons/docs/charter.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.20
  retrieving revision 1.21
  diff -u -r1.20 -r1.21
  --- charter.html	11 Dec 2001 08:12:32 -0000	1.20
  +++ charter.html	13 Jan 2002 19:53:43 -0000	1.21
  @@ -327,11 +327,11 @@
     <li>Volunteers become committers to this subproject in the same way they are entered
to any Jakarta subproject. Being a committer in another Jakarta subproject is not a prerequisite.</li>
     <li>Each committer has karma to all the packages, but committers are required to
add their name to a package's status file before their first commit to that package.</li>
     <li>The committers shall elect a committee of three committers to provide general
oversight, in the style of the Jakarta PMC.</li>
  -  <li>New packages may be proposed to the Jakarta Commons mailing list. To be accepted,
a package proposal must receive a positive super-majority vote 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.
  -    <ol>
  -      <li>The whole number of positive votes needed for a super majority is calculated
by dividing the total number of active subproject committers by four, multiplying by three,
and rounding to the nearest whole number (&gt;= .5 rounds up).</li>
  -    </ol>
  +  <li>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.
  +    <ul>
  +      <li>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.</li>
  +    </ul>
     </li>
     <li>It is expected that the scope of packages may sometimes overlap.</li>
     <li>Anyone may propose a new package to the Commons, and list themselves as the
initial committers for the package. The vote on the proposal is then also a vote to enter
new committers to the subproject as needed.</li>
  @@ -505,7 +505,7 @@
                   </td></tr>
                   <tr><td colspan="2">
                       <div align="center"><font color="#525D76" size="-1"><em>
  -                    Copyright &#169; 1999-2001, Apache Software Foundation
  +                    Copyright &#169; 1999-2002, Apache Software Foundation
                       </em></font></div>
                   </td></tr>
               </table>
  
  
  

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