Home | About | Sematext search-lucene.com search-hadoop.com
NEW: Monitor These Apps!
elasticsearch, apache solr, apache hbase, hadoop, redis, casssandra, amazon cloudwatch, mysql, memcached, apache kafka, apache zookeeper, apache storm, ubuntu, centOS, red hat, debian, puppet labs, java, senseiDB
 Search Hadoop and all its subprojects:

Switch to Threaded View
Hadoop >> mail # general >> [VOTE] change bylaws to add "branch committers"


Copy link to this message
-
[VOTE] change bylaws to add "branch committers"
Discussion thread: http://s.apache.org/WhL

The vote will run for 7 days. -C

Index: main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
==================================================================--- main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
(revision 1505876)
+++ main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml      (working copy)
@@ -76,6 +76,13 @@
         commit access from the PMC. Such reinstatement is subject to
         consensus approval of active PMC members.</p>

+        <p>Significant, pervasive features are often developed in a speculative
+        branch of the repository. The PMC may grant commit rights on the
+        branch to its consistent contributors, while the initiative is active.
+        Branch committers are responsible for shepherding their feature into
+        an active release and do not cast binding votes or vetoes in the
+        project.</p>
+
         <p>All Apache committers are required to have a signed Contributor
         License Agreement (CLA) on file with the Apache Software
         Foundation. There is a <a
@@ -220,6 +227,9 @@
              Consensus approval requires 3 binding +1 votes
              and no binding vetoes.</li>

+        <li> <strong>Lazy Consensus -</strong>
+             Lazy consensus requires no -1 votes ('silence gives assent').</li>
+
         <li> <strong>Lazy Majority - </strong>
              A lazy majority vote requires 3 binding +1
              votes and more binding +1 votes than -1 votes.</li>
@@ -279,6 +289,12 @@

             <p>Lazy 2/3 majority of PMC members</p></li>

+         <li> <strong>New Branch Committer</strong>
+
+            <p>When a branch committer is proposed for the PMC</p>
+
+            <p>Lazy consensus of active PMC members</p></li>
+
          <li> <strong>New Committer</strong>

             <p>When a new committer is proposed for the project</p>
@@ -291,6 +307,13 @@

             <p>Consensus approval of active PMC members</p></li>

+         <li> <strong>Branch Committer Removal</strong>
+
+            <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought <strong>or</strong>
+               when the branch is merged to the mainline</p>
+
+            <p>Lazy 2/3 majority of active PMC members</p></li>
+
          <li> <strong>Committer Removal</strong>

             <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought.  Note: Such
NEW: Monitor These Apps!
elasticsearch, apache solr, apache hbase, hadoop, redis, casssandra, amazon cloudwatch, mysql, memcached, apache kafka, apache zookeeper, apache storm, ubuntu, centOS, red hat, debian, puppet labs, java, senseiDB