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From Dave Fisher <w...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Getting IPMC members to vote Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Bloodhound 0.4 (incubating)
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:24:38 GMT


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On Jan 23, 2013, at 12:14 PM, Branko ─îibej <brane@wandisco.com> wrote:

> On 23.01.2013 20:45, Joe Dreimann wrote:
>> I don't know if it's allowed to combine both votes, but I'm in favour of it if it
is.
> 
> It's not. IPMC procedures dictate that the project community shall do
> everything necessary to produce an Apache release, then the IPMC will
> review those results by means of a second release vote. The idea being
> that as long as the project is a podling, it's learning the ropes.
> 
> Note that you wouldn't really gain much by going straight to the IPMC,
> since that vote thread is initialized with existing mentor votes.
> 
>> In relation to the currently stalled voting, I'd like to propose Gary as a future
IPMC member. Is there a process for this?
> 
> As soon as he becomes an ASF member, he can also become an IPMC member.

This is not strictly true. I was an IPMC member first. Please bring that discussion to private.

Regards,
Dave


> 
>> Also or alternatively, is there a process for recruiting further mentors? Or is it
"simply" a case of picking out potential mentors and asking them?
> 
> It's more or less a matter of asking on the IPMC. Really, though, this
> project has enough active mentors, and relying on purely mentor votes
> sounds like "cheating".
> 
> 
> The proper way to avoid blocking on release votes is to graduate. :)
> Which I believe this community is ready for. Except for the community
> diversity issue, which you're all actively working on.
> 
> I know it's frustrating, but even though I'm typically prepared to cut
> through a lot of red tape, I do feel that community diversity is
> important. And we all know exactly how diverse this particular community is.
> 
> -- Brane
> 
> -- 
> Branko ─îibej
> Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
> 

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