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From Robert Samuel Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Amend CouchDB bylaws
Date Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:26:23 GMT
+1.

The diff itself is not very clear but that’s a tool limitation. It appears to accurately
reflect the changes that Noah describes and hence I am voting for it.

Future votes, however, should be purely on a readable diff once we have the tooling to provide
such.

B.

On 28 Jul 2014, at 16:21, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> New doc is here:
> 
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=44302833
> 
> Diff is here:
> 
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/diffpagesbyversion.action?pageId=44302833&selectedPageVersions=2&selectedPageVersions=1
> 
> I messed up the copying and pasting of the old doc, and there are big
> sections of blue. This is just the rich text stuff getting confused.
> Those blue sections indicate "formatting changes", but no such changes
> were made.
> 
> 
> On 28 July 2014 17:08, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> Please stand by. Recreating the page so y'all can see a proper diff.
>> 
>> On 28 July 2014 16:55, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Hello folks,
>>> 
>>> In a discussion between myself, Joan, and Bob on IRC today, it became
>>> clear that there are some major errors that need fixing ASAP.
>>> 
>>> Here's my candidate doc that we are voting on:
>>> 
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=44302814
>>> 
>>> This vote uses majority approval model and expires in 72 hours.
>>> 
>>> Please review and cast your vote.
>>> 
>>> The page history is messy, but here is a list of the changes I made,
>>> in order of importance. The last half are a wrap-up of all the
>>> outstanding errata.
>>> 
>>> - Dropped "majority approval" approval model, as this allowed blocking
>>> -1 votes on non-technical decisions. Confirmed with other major
>>> contributors to the bylaws that this did not match our intentions
>>> 
>>> - Updated decision table to use "lazy majority" or "lazy 2/3 majority"
>>> instead of "majority approval" as necessary
>>> 
>>> - Clarified that "veto" only applies to -1 votes using RTC
>>> 
>>> - Change our most preferred method of decision making to "Lazy
>>> consensus or RTC" per Bob's feedback that we actually have two primary
>>> decision making models, one for code and one for everything else
>>> 
>>> - Dropped a redundant sentence about the Chair not being a leader
>>> 
>>> - Changed "RTC Approval & Vetos" to "RTC and Vetos" so anchors work
>>> 
>>> - Fixed internal anchors, and added a few additional ones
>>> 
>>> - Added example about using email TAGS
>>> 
>>> - Tightened up wording about the PMC delegating responsibility
>>> 
>>> - Minor fixes for wording and case
>>> 
>>> Thank you,
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Noah Slater
>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Noah Slater
>> https://twitter.com/nslater
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater


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