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From Henry Saputra <henry.sapu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Bylaws, CTR or RTC, and lazy concensus
Date Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:15:23 GMT
I am +1 with CTR especially with smaller community like MetaModel

- Henry

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 2:44 AM, Kasper Sørensen
<i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> For some time we've had this DRAFT bylaws document on the wiki:
> https://wiki.apache.org/metamodel/Bylaws
>
> As Noah pointed out in another thread [1], the current bylaws wiki page
> raises a few concerns. And the question of Commit-The-Review (CTR) or
> Review-Then-Commit (RTC) is once again opened.
>
> I call for a discussion on what people's preferences are in terms of the
> things we want to have in our bylaws. The current wiki page is a very close
> adaptation of the Kafka project's bylaws, and maybe that was a wrong move,
> seeing that it didn't leave much room for us to come up with something from
> our own standpoints.
>
> My personal feelings on bylaws: I am thinking maybe we can cut down on the
> number of things we want to regulate, to make our own life easier. I think
> committers could be granted the right to follow a CTR process.
> Contributions from newcomers should obviously by reviewed by submitting
> patch files or pull requests and having a voting/approval procedure. Lazy
> concensus in such situations would maybe require more than 1 vote (2 or 3),
> since it's coming from a newcomer.
>
> Hope to get a lot of valuable feedback on this. And if anyone wants to take
> the lead on the bylaws I would be grateful, since I am myself a bit of a
> newcomer in this area!
>
> Kasper
>
> [1] Called "How to vote on a patch in JIRA".

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