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From Thomas Graves <tgra...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] change in bylaws to remove Release Plan vote
Date Wed, 22 May 2013 13:43:31 GMT
+1 Thanks Matt.


On 5/21/13 9:03 PM, "Matt Foley" <mattf@apache.org> wrote:

>This was previously discussed in the thread "[PROPOSAL] change in bylaws
>remove Release Plan vote".  13 people explicitly cast "+1"s in that
> Absent objection I will count those as votes without requiring them to
>(re-)respond to this VOTE thread.
>The following change is proposed in the
> document:
>1. In the "Decision Making" : "Actions" section of the Bylaws, the
>following text is removed:
>** Release Plan*
>Defines the timetable and actions for a release. The plan also nominates a
>Release Manager.
>Lazy majority of active committers
>2. In the "Roles and Responsibilities" section of the Bylaws, an
>role is defined:
>** Release Manager*
>A Release Manager (RM) is a committer who volunteers to produce a Release
>Candidate according to
> The RM shall publish a Release Plan on the *common-dev@* list stating the
>branch from which they intend to make a Release Candidate, at least one
>week before they do so. The RM is responsible for building consensus
>the content of the Release Candidate, in order to achieve a successful
>Product Release vote.
>Best regards,
>--Matt (long-time release manager)

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