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From Chip Childers <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Project Bylaws
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:49:51 GMT
On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:15 PM, Chip Childers <> wrote:
> On Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Chip Childers wrote:
>> 3.4.1. Technical Decisions
>> Technical decisions should normally be made by the entire community
>> using consensus
>> gathering, and not through formal voting.
>> Technical decisions must be made on a project development mailing list.
>> During the consensus gathering process, technical decisions may be vetoed
>> by any
>> Committer with a valid reason.
>> If a formal vote is started for a technical decision, the vote will be
>> held as a
>> lazy majority of active committers.
>> Any user, contributor, committer or PMC member can initiate a technical
>> desicion
>> making process.
> I made a pretty critical editing mistake in the section above. Technical
> decisions that are being handled via a formal vote need to be handled as
> "lazy consensus" not "lazy majority" of active committers to align with
> foundation practices.
> Does anyone want me to restart the vote with the stated change?  I'll assume
> that silence means that its not necessary, and will proceed as if the text
> stated "lazy consensus". If anyone wants to change their vote or ask for a
> re-vote, please say so.
> -chip

Bumping this thread again, just to make sure folks understand the
issue above.  Also looking for anyone else that wants to comment /
vote on the bylaws.

If there are no issues, I'll close the vote down on Wed.


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