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[VOTE Results] change in bylaws to remove Release Plan vote
Matt Foley 2013-05-29, 18:22
The vote closed last night, with very positive results:
+1 binding: 14
+1 non-binding: 12
-1 or 0: none

I'll work with Chris to get the Bylaws doc changed, but the change is
effective as of 7:05pm PDT May 28, 2013.

Many thanks,
--Matt
On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 2:04 AM, Matt Foley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Forgot to say: Vote will close one week after it started, at 7:05pm PDT on
> Tuesday 28 May.
> Thanks,
> --Matt
>
>
> 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)
>>
>>
>>
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