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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] introduce Python as build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop stack
Date Mon, 03 Dec 2012 23:57:06 GMT
On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Matt Foley <mfoley@hortonworks.com> wrote:
> The apache voting process contradicts the Hadoop bylaws:
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html says that only PMC members can
> make binding votes on code modification issues, but
> http://hadoop.apache.org/bylaws.html says that Committers can make binding
> votes on them.  Does that mean the Hadoop bylaws have to change?

This may be a little atypical but I don't see any harm.  The Hadoop
PMC is willing to respect the veto of any committer as binding.  I'd
worry more if we tried to reduce vetoes to a subset of the PMC than
extend it to a superset.

Do you think this is problematic?

Doug

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