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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Vote on personal matters: majority vote vs consensus
Date Fri, 29 Mar 2013 04:57:36 GMT
On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 2:19 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 11:23 AM, Benson Margulies
> <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Would anyone be willing to write up the text that we would post on the web
>> site someplace to document a procedure for voting upon IPMC membership that
>> reflects this discussion? Perhaps we could then lazily converge upon that?
>
> Patch below.  I will commit unless someone objects.

+1 to the patch

> For what it's worth, the only passage I could find on the website describing
> the process of joining the IPMC was in the Glossary of the Mentor guide:
>
>     http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#who-ipmc
>
>     IPMC Member
>
>     All activities of incubated projects are supervised by the Incubator
>     Project Management Committee, or IPMC. Releases and new committers of
>     incubated projects must be approved by vote of the IPMC. Incubated project
>     mentors must be IPMC members. Any member of the Apache Software Foundation
>     may join the IPMC by request. The committee may also grant membership to
>     others by vote; typically, this allows a PMC member of some other project
>     to serve as a mentor.
>
> I'm tempted to strike that passage as it will now be redundant and we have too
> much "glossary" stuff on the website IMO.

+1

Cheers
Christian


>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
>
> Index: content/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.xml
> ===================================================================
> --- content/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.xml   (revision 1451965)
> +++ content/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.xml   (working copy)
> @@ -118,6 +118,9 @@
>  PMC may choose to provide an experienced Mentor to assist the main
>  Mentor in discharging their duty.
>  </p>
> +        <p>Individuals may be nominated to join the IPMC after a vote which
> +passes with more than 3/4 of those voting.  Additionally, any Member of the
> +Apache Software Foundation may join the IPMC by request.
>          <p>See also:
>        </p>
>          <ul>
>
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