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From Garrett Rooney <roo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What kind of oversight Is required for a release?
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2005 20:17:29 GMT
On 11/14/05, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> The only thing that makes a vote binding is the fact that the
> person is recognized as a member of the project management committee
> by the board.  If they aren't so recognized, the foundation doesn't
> consider them qualified to make project decisions.
>
> That is the answer to your question regardless of what the project
> guidelines or its chair says on the matter.  The foundation requires
> those three +1s on releases.  Other decisions are less important.
>
> All HTTP server project releases require three +1s from PMC members
> on the committee-info list, regardless of what is being released.
> There are no exceptions, and if anyone thinks they are an exception
> then it is probably because their project doesn't belong under httpd.

If that's the case then the HTTPD project web pages should probably be
updated to indicate that fact, since right now it says in several
places on  http://httpd.apache.org/dev/release.html that three votes
from committers are required, the words PMC or "Project Management
Committee" are not mentioned at all.

-garrett

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