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From "Leo Sutic" <leo.su...@inspireinfrastructure.com>
Subject RE: Avalon voting process
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2002 19:17:17 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Berin Loritsch [mailto:bloritsch@citi-us.com] 
> Sent: den 4 december 2002 18:10
> To: 'Avalon Developers List'
> Subject: Avalon voting process
> I propose that we follow the voting process outlined
> by Incubator.  It is standard across all the projects
> I have seen.  It addresses voting process of the community
> at large, but does not address the voting process of
> the PMC.


> I still have yet to see other charters besides the XML
> one, and voting guidelines do not constitute a charter.
> I suggest that changes to the charter and voting guidelines
> be treated as code changes, with the stipulation that only
> PMC votes are binding.  That allows a PMC member to veto
> a change with proper justification.  Proper justification 
> should also have a counter-proposal so that the rest of the 
> PMC knows *how* to rectify the situation.


I sent in a couple of questions and suggestions in:


> Regarding Avalon membership, we should follow the Apache
> bylaws Article IV (4).  Membership meaning committers, and
> PMC.

+1, though this in some points conflict with the proposed
charter (for example, in the bylaws 2/3 majority is enough
to kick someone out, in the charter it is unanimous).
> In regards to the definition of Quorum, we should follow
> the Apache bylaws Article III (3) Section 3.9.


> Are we on board with this?



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