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From "Scott Sanders" <ssand...@nextance.com>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] Update to Commons package approval guideline
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2002 00:08:56 GMT
+1 

It is definetly better than what is there now.  What is the rule for
getting this accepted?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Cooper [mailto:martin.cooper@tumbleweed.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 2:26 PM
> To: commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: [PROPOSAL] Update to Commons package approval guideline
> 
> 
> The current Commons guidelines require a positive 
> super-majority vote of active subproject committers before a 
> new package is accepted into Commons. Given the number of 
> committers in Commons today, I believe that this is no longer tenable.
> 
> Therefore I propose that we update item #17 of the guidelines 
> to require majority approval, as defined in the Jakarta 
> guidelines, before a package is accepted into Commons. The 
> replacement text for item #17 would be as
> follows:
> 
> -----
> 17. New packages may be proposed to the Jakarta Commons 
> mailing list. To be accepted, a package proposal must receive 
> majority approval of the subproject committers. Proposals are 
> to identify the rationale for the package, its scope, its 
> interaction with other packages and products, the Commons 
> resources, if any, to be created, the initial source from 
> which the package is to be created, and the initial set of committers.
>         1. As stated in the Jakarta guidelines, an action 
> requiring majority approval must receive at least 3 binding 
> +1 votes and more +1 votes than -1 votes.
> -----
> 
> +1 from me. :-)
> 
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> Martin Cooper
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