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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Committers and Contributors and PPMC
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2011 20:26:18 GMT
What Dennis said.

There does exist a mechanism for conducting anonymous votes among
a specified group of individuals, for the *exceptionally* rare situation
where a straight email vote is inappropriate.

Dennis E. Hamilton wrote on Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 12:45:17 -0700:
> My impression is that voting is done on the list with +1,0,-1
> tabulation.  That is how ballots have happened on the PPMC and it is
> how the ballots on the general@incubator are conducted.
> 
> The only case I can foresee off hand that might lead to [VOTE], if
> a [DISCUSS] does not demonstrate consensus, might be over the name of
> the project, the deliverable, and the domains of web sites once
> openoffice.org has transferred to Apache and we know the ASF policy,
> legal, and trademark constraints that have to be honored.
> 
>  - Dennis
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: acolorado@gmail.com [mailto:acolorado@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Alexandro Colorado
> Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:20
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: Dennis E. Hamilton
> Subject: Re: Committers and Contributors and PPMC
> 
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 2:14 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>wrote:
> 
> > Dennis E. Hamilton wrote on Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 11:59:37 -0700:
> > > It is my impression (based on no experience at all) that when issues
> > > come to a vote on the ooo-dev list, PPMC member votes are binding and
> > > the votes of other project contributors and observers are not,
> > > although I am confident that non-binding votes are given careful
> > > attention.
> >
> > That's correct.  Furthermore, voting on technical issues is the very
> > rare exception rather than the rule.  (Read: almost never happens)
> >
> > We strongly prefer to operate by consensus.
> >
> 
> Is this done through a rudimentary process of +1 on mailing lists or is
> there an app to perform quick polling campaings?
> 
> -- 
> *Alexandro Colorado*
> *OpenOffice.org* EspaƱol
> http://es.openoffice.org
> 

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