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Re: [VOTE] change bylaws to add "branch committers"
With 20 +1 votes (11 binding) the vote passes.

Thanks to everyone who voted. -C

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Uma Maheswara Rao G
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> +1 (binding)
>
>
> Regards,
> Uma
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 12:08 AM, Chris Douglas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>> 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>
>> +
>>          <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>
>> +
>>          <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>
>> +
>> +            <p>When a branch committer is proposed for the PMC</p>
>> +
>> +            <p>Lazy consensus of active PMC members</p></li>
>> +
>>           <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>
>> +
>> +            <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought
>> <strong>or</strong>
>> +               when the branch is merged to the mainline</p>
>> +
>> +            <p>Lazy 2/3 majority of active PMC members</p></li>
>> +
>>           <li> <strong>Committer Removal</strong>
>>
>>              <p>When removal of commit privileges is sought.  Note: Such
>>