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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Committer/PPMC votes
Date Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:27:44 GMT
>From what I remember reading, the only votes that really seem to require
consensus are kicking people out.

On 22 June 2018 at 04:03, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@codeconsult.ch>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 2:20 AM Hen <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
> > ...My assumption is that the rules for voting for an Apache member are
> the
> > same as for voting for a PMC member or a committer. Ideally there are no
> > -1s, but at the end of the day it’s a majority vote....
>
> That's my understanding: there are no vetoes except for code changes
> as per https://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html
>
> However, a -1 when electing someone needs to be taken seriously, most
> projects that I know do consider it a soft veto...best IMO is to ask
> the voter if they agree to change to a -0, indicating that they are
> not enthusiastic but not opposed either.
>
> And if that doesn't work, find out if it's just a minority position
> (that we must accept does happen sometimes) or if there's really a
> serious problem to address.
>
> Hope this helps...
> -Bertrand
>
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Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>

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