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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Voting waiting period
Date Sun, 06 Feb 2011 03:32:24 GMT
On 2/5/11 4:16 PM, Scott O'Bryan wrote:
> Bertrand,
>
> I agree.  The good thing about a vibrant community is that they
> generally enforce this.  All I'm saying is this shouldn't be a "must"
> requirement, rather it should be a shall and we can let the individual
> communities work out what exceptions they allow.
+1 - but so the whole community can follow what is going on, it is
best to be open about what the "exceptions" can be and also to
include end dates in posts that kick off VOTEs.

Phil
> On Feb 5, 2011, at 2:13 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 2:56 PM, Scott O'Bryan <darkarena@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ...I think it's important to keep things flexible because, as much as we
>>> would like everything to fit the same rules, some communities need to
>>> be a bit more dynamic and we need to trust the project PMC's and
>>> members to do what's best for the project and community.
>>>
>>> 72 hours is a good suggestion, but it shouldn't be mandatory...
>> A PMC that consistently uses voting periods shorter than 72 hours
>> would disempower people who cannot check the project lists every day.
>>
>> So I think 72 hour must be the rule, though exceptions are ok as you mention.
>>
>> -Bertrand
>>
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