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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: [doc] podling software releases
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2006 16:45:41 GMT
Leo Simons wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 08:21:27AM -0800, Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> 
>>In 
>>http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/200601.mbox/%3cC5C127EF-E3AB-4D72-A0B8-54FB51923A05@gbiv.com%3e

>>Roy wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Minimum three binding (official PMC) +1 votes and a majority of all
>>>votes being positive.  Releases do not need consensus.
>>
>>that suggests some votes could be negative, or perhaps I'm 
>>misunderstanding?
> 
> 
> Well, that's I think the official rules of most projects. In practice
> what I've seen happen usually is that when someone throws a -1 its for
> a serious reason and the vote is simply aborted, the problem is fixed,
> and a new release is made.

If I add the phrase "and no -1 votes" and somebody spots Roy's wording 
in the archives, it'll create confusion. I think we need to pin down the 
official rule for the incubator.

-jean

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