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From Daniel Shahaf <>
Subject Re: About cc'ing general@ or private@ in votes
Date Sun, 15 Jul 2012 23:04:02 GMT
Carol Frampton wrote on Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 06:33:49 -0700:
> On 7/10/12 2 :54AM, "Jukka Zitting" <> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >We expect the IPMC to be notified of many ongoing podling votes, and
> >recently an increasingly common pattern for doing so has been to cc
> >the relevant Incubator-wide mailing list, general@ or private@.
> >
> >This is a bit troublesome as it ends up with people sending their
> >votes to multiple lists and at least in some cases to it being unclear
> >where the vote is actually happening.
> >
> >So instead of using cc for notification purposes, I'd recommend people
> >to send the original vote message *only* to the original target list
> >and then *forward* a copy to the relevant Incubator-wide list.
> I'm not sure what case you are describing.  I'm the release manager for
> the first release of Apache Flex.  There is a vote going on now on
> for the release candidate. I read that once
> we close that vote I am suppose to notify general@incubator of the result
> and another vote with the IPMC members starts on general@incubator.  When
> does the forwarded email come into play?

I assume Jukka was referring to committer/PPMC invitation votes.

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