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Re: [DISCUSS] Proposed Changes to the Apache Hive Project Bylaws
I like the changes. I believe rotating the PMC chair will keep the project
fresh. Work and life events come in spurts, and it's hard to step down when
your at the top (
http://disinfo.com/2013/02/ratzinger-resigns-first-pope-to-quit-since-1415/
:) .
On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 10:08 PM, Carl Steinbach <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I think we should make several changes to the Apache Hive Project Bylaws.
> The proposed changes are available for review here:
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=38568856
>
> Most of the changes were directly inspired by provisions found in the
> Apache Hadoop Project Bylaws.
>
> Summary of proposed changes:
>
> * Add provisions for branch committers and speculative branches.
>
> * Define the responsibilities of a release manager.
>
> * PMC Chairs serve for one year and are elected by the PMC using Single
> Transferable Vote (STV) voting.
>
> * With the exception of code change votes, the minimum length of all voting
> periods is extended to seven days.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Carl
>