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Re: [VOTE] Only require 3 votes for Alpha/Beta releases

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:55:23 -0600

On 07.04.2014 09:33, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> On 2 April 2014 22:24, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> On 02.04.2014 18:26, Ben Reser wrote:
>> On 4/2/14, 4:08 AM, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>> So given these reasons I'm -1 on proposed release policy change.
>> Can you clarify if you mean this as a veto or just a vote against. I'm a
>> tad
>> fuzzy if vetos apply to policy changes (maybe someone can step in here and
>> remind me what applies here).
>> It's not and cannot be a veto. A veto can only be raised for specific code
>> changes on technical grounds.
>> https://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html
> Hi Branko,
> Strictly speaking the provided link doesn't specify that this is not
> and cannot be a veto since "Procedural Votes or Opinion Polls" section
> is marked with "TBS".

If you want to split hairs, it has always been the policy of this
project that a veto can only be raised on technical grounds. Therefore,
you cannot "veto" a policy change. Your concern has been noted, the vote
cancelled, and a new vote started that should address your concern.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2014-04-07 17:56:03 CEST

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