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Hadoop, mail # general - [VOTE] change bylaws to add "branch committers"


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Chris Douglas 2013-07-25, 18:38
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Thomas Graves 2013-07-25, 19:25
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Sandy Ryza 2013-07-25, 20:25
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Jason Lowe 2013-07-25, 18:58
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Mayank Bansal 2013-07-25, 19:05
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Re: [VOTE] change bylaws to add "branch committers"
Jun Ping Du 2013-07-26, 09:23
+1 (non-binding).

Junping

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From: "Chris Douglas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Friday, July 26, 2013 2:38:28 AM
Subject: [VOTE] change bylaws to add "branch committers"

Discussion thread: http://s.apache.org/WhL

The vote will run for 7 days. -C

Index: main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
==================================================================--- main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml
(revision 1505876)
+++ main/author/src/documentation/content/xdocs/bylaws.xml      (working copy)
@@ -76,6 +76,13 @@
         commit access from the PMC. Such reinstatement is subject to
         consensus approval of active PMC members.</p>

+        <p>Significant, pervasive features are often developed in a speculative
+        branch of the repository. The PMC may grant commit rights on the
+        branch to its consistent contributors, while the initiative is active.
+        Branch committers are responsible for shepherding their feature into
+        an active release and do not cast binding votes or vetoes in the
+        project.</p>
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         <p>All Apache committers are required to have a signed Contributor
         License Agreement (CLA) on file with the Apache Software
         Foundation. There is a <a
@@ -220,6 +227,9 @@
              Consensus approval requires 3 binding +1 votes
              and no binding vetoes.</li>

+        <li> <strong>Lazy Consensus -</strong>
+             Lazy consensus requires no -1 votes ('silence gives assent').</li>
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         <li> <strong>Lazy Majority - </strong>
              A lazy majority vote requires 3 binding +1
              votes and more binding +1 votes than -1 votes.</li>
@@ -279,6 +289,12 @@

             <p>Lazy 2/3 majority of PMC members</p></li>

+         <li> <strong>New Branch Committer</strong>
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+            <p>When a branch committer is proposed for the PMC</p>
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+            <p>Lazy consensus of active PMC members</p></li>
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          <li> <strong>New Committer</strong>

             <p>When a new committer is proposed for the project</p>
@@ -291,6 +307,13 @@

             <p>Consensus approval of active PMC members</p></li>

+         <li> <strong>Branch Committer Removal</strong>
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+            <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought <strong>or</strong>
+               when the branch is merged to the mainline</p>
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+            <p>Lazy 2/3 majority of active PMC members</p></li>
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          <li> <strong>Committer Removal</strong>

             <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought.  Note: Such
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Chris Mattmann 2013-07-25, 21:39
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Karthik Kambatla 2013-07-26, 15:56
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