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Re: [VOTE] change in bylaws to remove Release Plan vote
Ahmed Radwan 2013-05-22, 18:20
+1 (non-binding)

Best Regards
Ahmed

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 7:03 PM, Matt Foley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> This was previously discussed in the thread "[PROPOSAL] change in bylaws to
> remove Release Plan vote".  13 people explicitly cast "+1"s in that thread.
>  Absent objection I will count those as votes without requiring them to
> (re-)respond to this VOTE thread.
>
> The following change is proposed in the
> Bylaws<http://hadoop.apache.org/bylaws.html>
>  document:
>
> ==>
> 1. In the "Decision Making" : "Actions" section of the Bylaws, the
> following text is removed:
>
> ** Release Plan*
>
> Defines the timetable and actions for a release. The plan also nominates a
> Release Manager.
>
> Lazy majority of active committers
>
>
> 2. In the "Roles and Responsibilities" section of the Bylaws, an additional
> role is defined:
>
> ** Release Manager*
>
> A Release Manager (RM) is a committer who volunteers to produce a Release
> Candidate according to
> HowToRelease<https://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HowToRelease>.
>  The RM shall publish a Release Plan on the *common-dev@* list stating the
> branch from which they intend to make a Release Candidate, at least one
> week before they do so. The RM is responsible for building consensus around
> the content of the Release Candidate, in order to achieve a successful
> Product Release vote.
>
> ==>
> Best regards,
> --Matt (long-time release manager)