incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Joseph Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Enable Release Checklist Experiment
Date Sat, 14 Dec 2013 14:11:05 GMT
+1

On Dec 13, 2013, at 11:31 PM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com> wrote:

> So it begins =)
> 
> +1
> 
> Thanks for leading the effort, Marvin
> 
> - Henry
> 
> 
> On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 12:59 PM, Marvin Humphrey
> <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> 
>> As the next step in our ongoing efforts to reform the release voting process,
>> I propose that we run an experiment allowing the PPMC members of select
>> podlings to earn binding votes under limited circumstances by completing a
>> release checklist.
>> 
>> For participating podlings, the Incubator's release management guide...
>> 
>>    http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html
>> 
>> ... would be supplanted by the following documents:
>> 
>>    http://incubator.apache.org/guides/release_manifest.txt
>>    http://incubator.apache.org/guides/release.html
>> 
>> The scope of this VOTE is limited to approving the following patch to our
>> policy page:
>> 
>>    https://paste.apache.org/k4vJ
>> 
>> Here is the patch content minus markup:
>> 
>>    2013 Alternate Release Voting Process
>> 
>>    Select podlings pre-cleared by a majority vote of the IPMC MAY
>> participate in
>>    an alternate release voting process:
>> 
>>    Should a Podling decide it wishes to perform a release, the Podling SHALL
>>    hold a vote on the Podling's dev list and create a permanently archived
>>    Release Manifest as described in the Experimental Release Guide.  At least
>>    three +1 votes from PPMC members are required (see the Apache Voting
>>    Process page).  If the majority of PPMC votes is positive, then the Podling
>>    SHALL send a summary of that vote to the Incubator's general list and
>>    formally request the Incubator PMC approve such a release.
>> 
>>    Formal approval requires three binding +1 votes and more positive than
>>    negative votes.  Votes cast by members of the Incubator PMC are always
>>    binding.  For all releases after the first, votes cast by members
>> of the PPMC
>>    are binding if a Mentor approves the Release Manifest.
>> 
>> Please note that the proposed change is both incremental and reversible:
>> 
>> *   It is incremental because podlings must be opted in by vote of the IPMC to
>>    participate.
>> *   It is reversible because once the experiment has run its course the
>>    policy change can be reverted with zero impact through lazy consensus.
>> 
>> Those who may have questions about the legitimacy of allowing binding votes
>> from non-IPMC members should see this post from Roy Fielding:
>> 
>>    http://s.apache.org/v7
>> 
>> Please vote:
>> 
>> [ ] +1 Yes, apply the patch enabling the experiment.
>> [ ] -1 No, do not apply the patch enabling the experiment.
>> 
>> This majority VOTE will run for 7 days and will close at 13:00 PST on Friday,
>> December 20, 2013.  Votes cast by members of the Incubator PMC are binding.
>> 
>> Here is my own +1.
>> 
>> Marvin Humphrey
>> 
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
>> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>> 
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
> 


---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message