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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <>
Subject Re: concerns about high overhead in Apache incubator releases
Date Sun, 27 Nov 2011 21:04:33 GMT
On Nov 27, 2011, at 12:53 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>>> NO.  The only time someone can claim to hold a veto over a release vote is
>>> when they are jibberjabbering about legal issues.  NOTICE errors really
>>> don't risk a lawsuit from anyone, so those -1's are NOT vetoes.
>> If Joe didn't send this reply, I was about to myself. Here's 2 IPMC members that
>> *do* agree on this: Joe is right, VETOs do *not* apply to releases of code.
> Any legal issue serious enough to VETO a release would require code
> access to be blocked and all discussions taken private. Anything short
> of this isn't a VETO.

Agreed! Uh-oh, that's *three* IPMC members that agree! Shocking! :-)

Can we get 4? LOL.

(Mr. In-a-great-mood-after-the-USC-game-last-night)

Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

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