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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: concerns about high overhead in Apache incubator releases
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2011 19:22:38 GMT
Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Nov 28, 2011 7:01 PM, "Neha Narkhede" <neha.narkhede@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> That is because, every single time, the RM agreed that the release
> was worth re-cutting.
>
> We have been assuming that it is the rule of Apache to cut another RC even
> if it gets a single -1 vote.
>
> >> A majority of +1's over -1's is required, obviously :)
>
> Although this seems reasonable, do people on this list believe this to be
> true according to the Apache rulebook ?

Yes. See http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html

>
> In other words, can the podling RM and committers question and contest a
-1
> vote ? Is there any possibility of vetoing that ? If yes, who can do that
> in what circumstances ?

If you have 3 binding +1s and a majority of +1s you can release. See above
linked doc.

Ross

>
> Thanks,
> Neha
>
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:56 AM, William A. Rowe Jr.
> <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>wrote:
>
> > On 11/27/2011 3:34 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:
> >
> >> I think I've been leading a sheltered existence. In the TLPs of which
> >> I play a part, over the 5 years or so that I've been around, I've
> >> never seen a release proceed past a -1. Every single time, a -1 has
> >> led to recutting the release.
> >>
> >
> > That is because, every single time, the RM agreed that the release
> > was worth re-cutting.  The vote hadn't (necessarily) failed... it was
> > withdrawn for a better tag.
> >
> > When you get into complex alpha/beta releases, many projects will
> > proceed, noting a -1 for some broken platform or broken feature,
> > in order to get to the -next- alpha or beta release with that defect
> > corrected, in addition to community feedback on the rest of the
> > platforms and features.
> >
> > A majority of +1's over -1's is required, obviously :)
> >
> >
> >
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