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From cross...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: rev 51872 - forrest/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs
Date Mon, 04 Oct 2004 07:47:32 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Mon Oct  4 00:47:32 2004
New Revision: 51872

Modified:
   forrest/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
Log:
Add to "Voting procedure" section. Instigator.


Modified: forrest/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
==============================================================================
--- forrest/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml	(original)
+++ forrest/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml	Mon Oct  4 00:47:32 2004
@@ -49,7 +49,8 @@
     <title>The Apache Way</title>
     <p>
       Forrest is typical of Apache projects in that it operates under a set of
-      principles, known collectively as the "Apache Way".
+      principles, known collectively as the "Apache Way". This facilitates
+      open collaborative development with respect for others.
       For more information about how Apache projects operate, please refer to
       the
       <link href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/">ASF foundation</link>
@@ -464,8 +465,6 @@
         time to consider the vote. If the vote has not achieved a quorum,
         then it can be extended for another week. If still no quorum, then
         the vote fails, and would need to be raised again later.
-      </p>
-      <p>
         Votes relating to code changes are not subject to a strict timetable,
         but should be made as timely as possible.
       </p>
@@ -477,11 +476,17 @@
         Discussion about the topic would have already happened in a [Proposal]
         email thread to express the issues and opinions. The [Vote] thread is
         to ratify the proposal.
+      </p>
+      <p>
+        The instigator sends the Vote email to the dev mailing list.
+        Describe the issue with no ambiguity and in a positive sense.
+      </p>
+      <p>
         Votes are expressed by replying email using the
         <link href="#voting">voting symbols</link> defined above.
         Voters can change their vote during the timeframe.
-        At the end of the vote period, the proposer tallies the number of final
-        votes and reports the results.
+        At the end of the vote period, the instigator tallies the number of
+        final votes and reports the results.
       </p>
     </section>
   </section>

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