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From Jason Smith <jason.h.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Amend CouchDB bylaws
Date Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:14:36 GMT
+1

Thanks, Noah!


On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:25 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> Sensible. Thanks for catching this!
>
> +1
>
> Best
> Jan
> --
>
> > On 28.07.2014, at 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
>

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