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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Invoke silent consensus rule for podling releases
Date Sat, 01 Dec 2012 14:55:05 GMT
That tool would be useful in more places than the incubator. Great idea.
I'm looking forward to seeing it ;-)

Sent from my tablet
On Dec 1, 2012 2:51 PM, "Branko ─îibej" <brane@apache.org> wrote:

> On 01.12.2012 15:06, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 9:08 PM, Branko ─îibej <brane@apache.org> wrote:
> >> It's quite frustrating that people find time to write hundreds of mails
> >> about points of procedure, but can't take time to review a release
> >> tarball from a podling.
> > Reviewing a release when you are not directly involved as a developer is
> > **really hard**.
> >
> > As an IPMC member yourself, have you ever reviewed a release for podling
> you
> > were not involved with?
>
> Yes. In fact, I spent time reviewing AOO incubator releases. Don't
> recall if I actually voted on one; probably not, since there were so
> many other active IPMC members all over that.
>
> > I hereby propose we extend the silent consensus rule to podling
> > release votes.
> > -1
> >
> > That's at odds with basic, ASF-wide rules for voting on releases.
>
> I know; but it got everyone's attention, didn't it. :)
>
> What I'd more seriously like to propose is that we come up with a tool
> that slurps the general@ archives and pings the list once a week with a
> reminder about outstanding votes. I'll happily invest my copious free
> time towards that, if the IPMC agrees such a tool would be useful.
>
> -- Brane
>
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