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From cross...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r122969 - /forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
Date Tue, 21 Dec 2004 12:59:17 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Tue Dec 21 04:59:16 2004
New Revision: 122969

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?view=rev&rev=122969
Log:
Add section about ultimate decisions.

Modified:
   forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml

Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
Url: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml?view=diff&rev=122969&p1=forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml&r1=122968&p2=forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml&r2=122969
==============================================================================
--- forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml	(original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml	Tue Dec 21 04:59:16 2004
@@ -245,16 +245,6 @@
 
       <table>
         <tr>
-          <td><strong>Unanimous consensus</strong></td>
-          <td>
-            All voters with binding votes must vote and there
-            can be no binding vetoes (-1). This type of approval is rarely required,
-            due to the impracticality of getting all eligible voters to cast a
-            vote.
-          </td>
-        </tr>
-
-        <tr>
           <td><strong>Consensus approval</strong></td>
           <td>
             Consensus approval requires 3 binding +1 votes and no binding vetoes.
@@ -289,6 +279,14 @@
             binding vote holders to vote +1
           </td>
         </tr>
+
+        <tr>
+          <td><strong>Unanimous consensus</strong></td>
+          <td>
+            All voters with binding votes must vote and there
+            can be no binding vetoes (-1).
+          </td>
+        </tr>
       </table>
     </section>
 
@@ -442,8 +440,8 @@
           <td><strong>PMC member removal</strong></td>
           <td>
             When removal of a PMC member is sought.
-            After such action, the chair will send an email note to the board
-            for acknowledgement.
+            See also section 6.5 of the ASF Bylaws whereby the ASF Board may
+            remove a PMC member.
           </td>
           <td>
             Unanimous consensus
@@ -484,6 +482,17 @@
         Voters can change their vote during the timeframe.
         At the end of the vote period, the instigator tallies the number of
         final votes and reports the results.
+      </p>
+    </section>
+
+    <section id="ultimatum">
+      <title>Ultimatum and breakdown</title>
+      <p>
+        For situations requiring unanimous consensus, if this consensus
+        cannot be reached within the extended timeframe, then the Board
+        expects the chair to act as the officer of the foundation and
+        make the ultimate decision.
+        In any case, the board can be requested to intervene.
       </p>
     </section>
   </section>

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