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From Gilles <gil...@harfang.homelinux.org>
Subject RE: [VOTE][RRESULT][RC1] Release Commons Math 3.6.1
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2016 21:31:59 GMT
On Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:30:10 +0000, Roger Whitcomb wrote:
> You're right, of course.  "Indemnification" is not the right term.
> And my point was not necessary, since you were not thinking of fewer
> votes, but relaxed requirements for the voters.
>
> My apologies.
> ~Roger Whitcomb

No problem; I see that the sentence could be misunderstood. ;-)

Regards,
Gilles


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gilles [mailto:gilles@harfang.homelinux.org]
> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2016 1:48 AM
> To: dev@commons.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [VOTE][RRESULT][RC1] Release Commons Math 3.6.1
>
> On Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:51:21 +0000, Roger Whitcomb wrote:
>> I believe the necessity of having 3 PMC votes for a release is an
>> Apache-wide requirement, having to do with project oversight, and
>> legal indemnification.
>
> Indemnification???
> With "8. Limitation of Liability"?
>
>> See http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html for the formal 
>> voting
>> rules for the ASF.
>>
>> I don't see anywhere in this page where there is any provision for
>> "relaxing" these requirements for any reason.
>
> I wrote "could", not "can".
> And I did not mean less than 3 votes; I meant less stringent
> requirements upon the voters (e.g. looking at the the "diff").
>
> Gilles
>
>> ~Roger Whitcomb
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gilles [mailto:gilles@harfang.homelinux.org]
>> Sent: Monday, March 21, 2016 8:43 AM
>> To: dev@commons.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [VOTE][RRESULT][RC1] Release Commons Math 3.6.1
>>
>> On Mon, 21 Mar 2016 10:29:48 -0400, Evan Ward wrote:
>>> On 03/21/2016 09:18 AM, Luc Maisonobe wrote:
>>>> Le 21/03/2016 13:44, Evan Ward a écrit :
>>>>> The vote passes with three votes in favor and none against.
>>>> Well, in fact I am not sure it passes yet ...
>>>>
>>>> As far as I know, there are only 2 PMC members who voted: Oliver 
>>>> and
>>>> myself.
>>>
>>> Oh, I didn't realize there had to be 3 PMC members voting. I had
>>> already released the maven artifacts by the time I receive your
>>> message. I'll wait to publish the site until we have a vote from a
>>> third PMC member.
>>> Hopefully it is a +1 so I don't have to figure out how to 
>>> un-release
>>> something. I'll update the release.howto.txt document to include a
>>> note that a vote must have 3 PMC +1's to pass.
>>
>> I'll vote
>>
>> +1
>>
>> although I do not have the time to make all the "legal" steps.
>> It's a leap of faith because I trust that you (and Luc) take extreme
>> care in what you do.
>>
>> This kind of trust is sorely missing in other circumstances.
>>
>> Also, concretely, I think that the requirements could be relaxed for 
>> a
>> bug-fix release.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Gilles
>> [...]


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