As discussed, I'd like to call a vote on changing our by-laws to change release votes from 7 days to 5.
I've attached the change to by-laws I'm proposing.
Please vote, the vote will the usual period of 7 days.
[main]$ svn diff
+++ author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml (working copy)
@@ -344,7 +344,16 @@
<p>Votes are open for a period of 7 days to allow all active
voters time to consider the vote. Votes relating to code
changes are not subject to a strict timetable but should be
- made as timely as possible.</p></li>
+ made as timely as possible.</p>
+ <li> <strong>Product Release - Vote Timeframe</strong>
+ <p>Release votes, alone, run for a period of 5 days. All other
+ votes are subject to the above timeframe of 7 days.</p>
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