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[VOTE] Change by-laws on release votes: 5 days instead of 7

 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
Index: author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
+++ 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>
+         <ul>
+         <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>
+         </li>
+       </ul>
+   </li>
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