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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Veto! Veto?
Date Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:33:55 GMT
On 23 March 2015 at 09:20, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>
wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 9:02 AM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >  ...if the ASF has as its principle that no vetoes are
> > allowed, how can it be the remit of a project's PMC have it as its
> policy?...
>
> Our PMCs have a lot of leeway and the board doesn't micromanage them.
>
> In our loosely-coupled communities vetoes can give too much power to
> individuals, that's why https://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html
> is so restrictive about them.
>
Sadly enough, for procedural votes, that page leaves everything open,
otherwise it is a good page.
"Procedural Votes or Opinion Polls

*TBS"*


Rgds
jan I.


> I'd say broadly allowing vetoes works as long as people don't use
> them, or just use them in a friendly and temporary way. But if people
> are all friendly you don't really need rules anyway ;-)
>
> -Bertrand
>

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