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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] sed bylaws.html -e 's/lazy\s+consensus/consensus approval/gi'
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 05:26:33 GMT
Hi Yves,

See the section 'Binding Votes' on
http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html for some clear text on
that.

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Yves S. Garret
<yoursurrogategod@gmail.com> wrote:
> What does binding mean?
>
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 12:16 AM, Giridharan Kesavan <
> gkesavan@hortonworks.com> wrote:
>
>> +1
>>
>> -Giri
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 11:28 AM, Robert Evans <evans@yahoo-inc.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > As per Aaron's request I am starting a new voting thread to make it
>> > obvious that there is a vote happening.
>> >
>> > I propose that we change the term "lazy consensus" to "consensus
>> approval"
>> > (aka s/lazy\s+consensus/consensus approval/gi) in the bylaws so that it
>> > matches the terms used in the apache foundation glossary.  No actual
>> change
>> > to our voting would take place, just the term we use to describe that
>> > voting.
>> >
>> > As per the by-laws this would take a "lazy majority" of active PMC
>> members
>> > (although others are encouraged to speak up).
>> >
>> > Lazy Majority - A lazy majority vote requires 3 binding +1 votes and more
>> > binding +1 votes than -1 votes.
>> >
>> > Voting lasts 7 days, so it closes Monday April 1st (But this is not a
>> > joke).
>> >
>> > I am +1 (binding)
>> >
>> > --Bobby
>> >
>>



-- 
Harsh J

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