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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Experiment: VXQuery PPMC Release Voting
Date Sat, 23 Nov 2013 08:17:55 GMT
I'm in favour of trying this. And its just experiment remember so not
a change for ever for all podlings so please people try to support it
or at least not try to block it.


On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 6:15 PM, Marvin Humphrey <> wrote:
> The possibility of an experiment with making PPMC votes binding on incubating
> releases under some conditions has been discussed at length in recent threads
> on general@incubator.  I propose that we vote on the following language to run
> the experiment with VXQuery as a test podling:
>     The following additional rules for voting on incubating releases shall
>     apply to the VXQuery PPMC, whose membership is tracked on the VXQuery
>     podling status page at
>     <>.
>     *   PPMC votes are binding for every release except the first.
>     *   One IPMC vote is required for each release after the first.
> Note that VXQuery has already had its first incubating release approved by
> vote of the IPMC.
> It is my view that the position taken by ASF Board member Roy Fielding in a
> recent message to general@incubator[1] indicates that the Incubator PMC has
> the necessary authority to enact this proposal.
> Marvin Humphrey
> [1]
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