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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache project bylaws
Date Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:39:01 GMT
On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure I understand the
> difference between "consensus" and "unanimous consensus".  Your thoughts?

The difference seems to be the quorum requirement of 3 +1 votes in the
case of "consensus" but not in "unanimous consensus".

They use "unanimous consensus" in that document only for removals.
Removals at Apache are instead typically consensus-but-one (the person
being removed) although some projects specify a 2/3 or 3/4
super-majority instead.

Another discrepancy with standard Apache policy and that document is
that they don't require 3 +1 votes for a release.

Doug

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