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From Christian Geisert <christian.geis...@isu-gmbh.de>
Subject Re: Mailing list for voting new committers
Date Mon, 29 Aug 2005 16:08:59 GMT
Jeremias Maerki schrieb:


> I was approached off-line and made aware of a mistake I made with this
> statement. I'd like to correct myself:
> I fully agree that prior to a committer vote a discussion should be held
> inside the PMC to avoid any very negative effects of a premature vote.
> However, the person who wrote to me quite correctly pointed out that the
> committers of a subproject who are not on the PMC would effectively
> lose their voting rights in this area, were the committer vote to be
> held in the PMC.

And I thought committers are voted by the PMC. Oh well ...


> So what does this mean for the topic at hand? I think it means that we
> should still consider holding the committer votes on the public dev list
> but only after the PMC has decided that it's good idea to hold the vote.
> Any justified -1 on such a vote by a non-PMC-member will not be
> overruled as they probably have valid concerns. But in the favor of the
> project and especially of the person who is voted on such vetoes should
> be confided to the private PMC list before bringing them to the public.

But it would still cause a public veto (or would the vote be cancelled?)


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