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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Release_procedure" by NoahSlater
Date Sat, 29 Oct 2011 19:06:44 GMT
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The "Release_procedure" page has been changed by NoahSlater:

  Please try to make it a good one though!
+ A vote can only pass if three committers give a +1 vote. The PMC is not required to vote,
although it is preferable. This is a safety feature to make sure that a release is not made
when all the committers are away at a conference, or something similar. A vote from a committer
is called a binding vote. All other votes are non-binding, but that does not mean they are
unimportant. If anyone, including a non-committer, gives a -1 vote, then that should be addressed
before proceeding. The aim of the vote is to build community consensus around a release. And
anyone who votes, is by definition, a member of the community. Please note, however, that
all votes should come with a valid rationale.
  === Making the Release ===
   * Copy the release directory to `/www/` on ``.

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