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Re: [RELEASES] Relaxing the release signature requirements

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2017 16:23:58 +0200

On 13.08.2017 16:11, Mark Phippard wrote:
> I maintain that we should adopt a policy similar to httpd, which would essentially be to require at least three +1 votes total with no specific OS requirements.
>
> Nothing forces the RM to publish a release. If all votes are from the same OS and the RM thinks more votes are needed, then use your judgement. Announce you want more signatures and hold the release.
>
> Our policy should reflect our minimum requirements. They do not replace judgement. The problem with our current policy and this proposal is it still requires us to adjust the policy on the fly when our better judgement tells us we need to push out a release.

Good point. And the best example of that are the recent two releases.

+1 for assuming the RM is rational and responsible.

-- Brane
Received on 2017-08-13 16:24:07 CEST

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