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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Podling new committer votes
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2013 08:04:23 GMT
On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 5:43 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 6:24 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've been away so a little slow in finishing this but i have just now made
> > an update to the guide, see
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1508433
>
> I guess preserving the 2010 status quo was too much too much to ask for. :)
>

Not sure what to make of that comment or the smiley at the end, i've
tried to do this change as gently as possible, can you live with the
current text or do you want an update?

>
> > This does not include anything yet for the request from Bertrand to still
> > require at least one mentor vote but instead goes more towards the
> > suggestion that we don't even need to document a standard for
> > committerpromotions- projects and podlings alike are free to experiment with
> > whatever process they deem appropriate.
>
> Regarding Bertrand's request, I note that while the process for adding
> committers has been relaxed, Mentor participation and IPMC notification are
> still required for PPMC membership.  In my opinion, this is a fine scheme, as
> it is consistent with how the Board requires notification for PMC membership
> but not committership.
>

I was tempted to update that too while editing the new committer text
but as we hadn't discussed it just left it and had planned a new
thread to discuss changing it. I can see the logic in having it work
the same way as the board notifications of new PMC members, but that
also feels a little unnecessary as the PPMC doesn't have any real
standing or binding votes on much at all so i can also appreciate the
Incubator PMC just leaving them to it and staying out of their way.

   ...ant

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