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From Ali Lown <...@lown.me.uk>
Subject Re: Why does nobody vote on the release? (was: Fwd: Re: [VOTE] Release Wave 0.4 based on RC4)
Date Sat, 14 Sep 2013 08:47:17 GMT
I wouldn't worry about voting on RC4 now. Christian still had some points
to fix.
On 14 Sep 2013 09:35, "Zachary Yaro" <zmyaro@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, thank you, I really appreciate the additional clarification.  Should I
> send such a vote to the RC4 vote thread, or is there going to be a later
> RC5 thread I should wait for?
>
>
> —Zachary Yaro
>
>
> On 14 September 2013 04:26, Ali Lown <ali@lown.me.uk> wrote:
>
> > > > Also, don't assume you need to be a committer to vote.
> > >
> > > I thought I had to be.  So can any member of the community vote?  How
> > much
> > > do I need to know about the code to submit a vote?  For instance, I do
> > not
> > > know much about how federation works behind-the-scenes, but I can give
> my
> > > opinion on the UX...
> > >
> >
> > It is slightly more subtle than that. Whilst the voting documentation
> > states that only committers/PMC can vote - it really means that they have
> > binding votes (so if we had lots of +1 from the community, but a PMC
> voted
> > -1, their vote would 'override' the community votes).
> >
> > However having lots of community votes is a good sign to the incubator -
> > since it shows that the project's community is active - and it is even
> > plausible that the community might find things that we don't (due to
> trying
> > the release in lots of different ways).
> >
> > If you can only review part, that is still fine. Place your vote and
> simply
> > state that you were only able to review the UX.
> >
> > Does this clarify it a bit? (I agree that perhaps I hadn't been clear in
> > the past)
> >
> > Ali
> >
>

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