Missed the vote. +1 after the fact.


On Aug 1, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Chris Douglas wrote:

With 20 +1 votes (11 binding) the vote passes.

Thanks to everyone who voted. -C

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Uma Maheswara Rao G
<hadoop.uma@gmail.com> wrote:
+1 (binding)


On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 12:08 AM, Chris Douglas <cdouglas@apache.org> wrote:

Discussion thread: http://s.apache.org/WhL

The vote will run for 7 days. -C

Index: main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
--- main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
(revision 1505876)
+++ main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml      (working
@@ -76,6 +76,13 @@
        commit access from the PMC. Such reinstatement is subject to
        consensus approval of active PMC members.</p>

+        <p>Significant, pervasive features are often developed in a
+        branch of the repository. The PMC may grant commit rights on the
+        branch to its consistent contributors, while the initiative is
+        Branch committers are responsible for shepherding their feature
+        an active release and do not cast binding votes or vetoes in the
+        project.</p>
        <p>All Apache committers are required to have a signed Contributor
        License Agreement (CLA) on file with the Apache Software
        Foundation. There is a <a
@@ -220,6 +227,9 @@
             Consensus approval requires 3 binding +1 votes
             and no binding vetoes.</li>

+        <li> <strong>Lazy Consensus -</strong>
+             Lazy consensus requires no -1 votes ('silence gives
        <li> <strong>Lazy Majority - </strong>
             A lazy majority vote requires 3 binding +1
             votes and more binding +1 votes than -1 votes.</li>
@@ -279,6 +289,12 @@

            <p>Lazy 2/3 majority of PMC members</p></li>

+         <li> <strong>New Branch Committer</strong>
+            <p>When a branch committer is proposed for the PMC</p>
+            <p>Lazy consensus of active PMC members</p></li>
         <li> <strong>New Committer</strong>

            <p>When a new committer is proposed for the project</p>
@@ -291,6 +307,13 @@

            <p>Consensus approval of active PMC members</p></li>

+         <li> <strong>Branch Committer Removal</strong>
+            <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought
+               when the branch is merged to the mainline</p>
+            <p>Lazy 2/3 majority of active PMC members</p></li>
         <li> <strong>Committer Removal</strong>

            <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought.  Note: Such