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From Justin Mclean <justinmcl...@me.com>
Subject Re: Apache Policy Quiz
Date Thu, 25 Jan 2018 05:45:52 GMT
Hi,

> And as you suggested, the possibility of erroneous Q&A. I just got: "Releases
> use majority approval voting (i.e at least 3 +1 votes and more +1 votes
> than -1 votes) and the vote should to be open 72 hours so that everyone has
> a chance to vote."
> 
> That is false. A release cannot be voted against. You get (3) +1 votes, and
> it's done.

My understanding has always been that it needs more +1’s than -1’s as well. A -1 is not
a veto but it still need more +1s than -1s. [1][2] That seem in line with the documentation.

Thanks,
Justin

1.https://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html#ReleaseVotes
2. https://www.apache.org/foundation/glossary.html#MajorityApproval
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