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From Michelle Caisse <Michelle.Cai...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Binding votes for a release (was Re: 10.2 release in August?)
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2006 02:07:38 GMT
Jean T. Anderson wrote:

>Michelle Caisse wrote:
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>>ready to be released".  The Apache guidelines do not cover a vote on a
>>release plan, but the Apache DB site does: "Lazy majority decides each
>>issue in a release plan."  Again, according to
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>I think "lazy majority" in this context refers to lazy concensus, which
>is an alternative to voting; see
>http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html#LazyConsensus .
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<>http://db.apache.org/decisions.html distinguishes lazy consensus 
(vetoable) versus lazy majority (majority wins).

>>http://db.apache.org/decisions.html, the binding votes are cast by
>>committers.  Am I missing anything?
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>Probably it's time to discuss clarifying the DB PMC docs with the DB
>PMC. Since you're on the DB PMC, I'd encourage you to go ahead and
>initiate that discussion.
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I agree, and I will do that.

-- Michelle

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