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From Chip Childers <chip.child...@sungard.com>
Subject Suggested change to the ppmc guide
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2013 15:00:10 GMT
Hi all,

After spamming the private@i.a.o list, and being asked to stop it, I'd
like to suggest the following changes to the PPMC guide:


Index: content/guides/ppmc.xml
===================================================================
--- content/guides/ppmc.xml (revision 1453351)
+++ content/guides/ppmc.xml (working copy)
@@ -168,7 +168,8 @@
       [VOTE] Joe Bob as committer. The [VOTE] message should be forwarded
       to the IPMC (<a href="mailto:private@incubator.apache.org">
       private@incubator.apache.org</a>) to notify them that the
-      vote is underway</p>
+      vote is underway. Do not BCC or CC the IPMC on the VOTE thread.
+      Instead, forward the initial VOTE email.</p>
 
       <p>To be successful the vote requires <strong>at least three +1 votes
       from PPMC members, including at least one +1
@@ -179,7 +180,8 @@
       a message to the PPMC private alias, and forward it to the IPMC,
       with the subject line of [VOTE][RESULT] Joe Bob as committer.
       The message should include the usual vote tally, indicating which
-      mentor or IPMC member votes cause it to be valid.
+      mentor or IPMC member votes cause it to be valid. Do not
+      BCC or CC the IPMC on the results email.  Instead, forward it.
       </p> 
 
       <p>
@@ -229,8 +231,9 @@
       [VOTE] Joe Bob PPMC membership. The [VOTE] message should be forwarded
       to the IPMC (<a href="mailto:private@incubator.apache.org">
       private@incubator.apache.org</a>) to notify them that the
-      vote is underway. If the vote is successful, the proposer should send 
-      a message to the PPMC private alias, with
+      vote is underway. Do not CC or BCC the IPMC on this thread.  Instead,
+      forward the initial VOTE email.  If the vote is successful, the proposer 
+      should send a message to the PPMC private alias, with
       the subject line of [VOTE][RESULT] Joe Bob PPMC membership. The
       message id of the [VOTE][RESULT] message should be preserved for
       the message to the Incubator PMC after Joe Bob accepts. Now, Joe Bob

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