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From Harbs <harbs.li...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RESULT][VOTE] - Allow RC votes to carry over at any point in the release process
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2014 06:58:44 GMT
Done. I added a sentence defining “carrying” as “oversight”.

On Dec 9, 2014, at 2:18 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> Maybe I’m being too picky, but the vote proposal said: "I suggest that at
> any point in the release process a vote should be carried over if the
> person voting indicates they wish the vote should carry over.”
> 
> The current wiki version says: "The release manager can carry over of
> votes from previous release candidates to the new release candidate if
> changes between release candidates contain no code changes or changes to
> legally significant documents.”
> 
> I would suggest either removing that section entirely and hoping we always
> have enough folks willing to re-check, or re-wording to: “If a PMC member
> voted on a release candidate, and the release manager creates a new one,
> the PMC member can state that they want their vote to be carried over”.
> 
> And I would suggest moving that point below the one that says that you
> don’t have to re-check everything (since re-checking changes is preferred).
> 
> I wouldn't put any qualifications on what changes do or don’t qualify for
> carryover.  I trust each PMC member to be a good judge of when a carryover
> is proper, and we can avoid later arguments on what constitutes a code
> change.
> 
> -Alex
> 
> On 12/8/14, 2:18 PM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I don’t see my last two emails in the archives. Sorry if this is going
>> out more than once…
>> 
>> Here is a link to the modified wiki.[1] I think the changes are pretty
>> minor… I removed mention of carried votes from the voting timeframe
>> section, and clarified the wording in the “Product Release” section.
>> 
>> Harbs
>> 
>> [1]https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLEX/Guidelines
>> 
> 


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