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From "Henri Yandell" <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PPMC docs query
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2007 00:24:36 GMT
On 1/29/07, robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/28/07, Leo Simons <mail@leosimons.com> wrote:
> > On Jan 26, 2007, at 2:26 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:
> > > On 1/25/07, robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >> > > "Only votes cast by (P)PMC members are binding. If the vote is
> > >> > > positive, the contributor formally becomes an Apache  committer.
> > > So to confirm I have this right...
> > >
> > > A PPMC can vote to add a new ASF committer. They don't need a binding
> > > IPMC vote (ie: no mentors, no pmc@incubator people).  ?
> >
> > Hmm. Regardless of what that documentation says, I think that's wrong.
> >
> > Pragmatically...
> >    * New account requests are only to be made by PMC chairs
> >      (or trusted delegates I guess), and CC-ed to private@
> >
> >    * New account requests should only be made after a CLA is
> >      recorded, and a PPMC doesn't (always) have access to the CLA
> >      registry
> >
> >    (this from memory, I haven't read the new account docs for a while).
> >
> > Principally...
> >    * getting 3 binding +1s from people on a formal PMC established by
> >      the ASF board doesn't seem to be too "heavyweight" for something
> >      as significant as creating shell/svn/email accounts and handing
> >      out other committer privileges
> >
> > I think the vote should be by the PPMC, but there should be enough
> > PMC members casting a vote to make it "super-duper-binding". That's
> > what we did with harmony while it was incubating (eg votes on harmony-
> > private@incubator, mentors always casting votes, too).
>
> +1

That's what I was expecting to hear before I read the documentation -
that a new committer was the same as a release.

+1

Hen

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