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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Update to Commons package approval guideline
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2002 02:14:43 GMT
On 1/9/02 6:36 PM, "Ted Husted" <> wrote:

> robert burrell donkin wrote:
>> +0
>> i'd prefer requiring 3/4 of the votes cast to override a veto but i'm not
>> willing to veto the proposal since i think that it'll be an improvement on
>> the current situation.
>> i'd like to think that we'll be able to reach consensus most times. i'd
>> also prefer some sort of extended time limit to receive votes on a project
>> submission so that we can at least try to resolve issues (which is what a
>> committer veto represents) before the project goes into the commons.
>> - robert
> My feeling is that we should try and create as few new wheels as
> possible.
> The language in Martin's proposal is straight from the Jakarta
> guidelines for approving a release.
> So, I'd say if this type of vote is good enough for release code from a
> subproject, it should be good enough to accept code into the Commons.


Geir Magnusson Jr.                           
System and Software Consulting
"He who throws mud only loses ground." - Fat Albert

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