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From Billie Rinaldi <bil...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Stepping down as release manager
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:13:40 GMT
Agreed, expressions of support are always appreciated. :-) I only meant to
point out that an official vote is not always required when support has
already been expressed, not to discourage anyone from being supportive. +1
away!

On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM, Matt Foley <mattf@apache.org> wrote:

> As Billie says, our bylaws don’t require a vote to assign a release
> manager.
> However, an RM certainly needs the support of the community to be
> effective,
> so all these +1’s are very much appreciated! :-)
> Thanks,
> --Matt
>
> On 3/22/17, 8:30 AM, "Billie Rinaldi" <billie@apache.org> wrote:
>
>     Not everything needs to be voted upon. The ASF guidelines and Metron's
>     bylaws specify which actions require a vote. Other types of things,
> like
>     choosing a release manager, can be approved by lazy consensus. I just
>     noticed that Metron's bylaws have slightly different definitions for
> the
>     approval types than the ASF typically uses. I'd recommend changing
> these to
>     the standard ASF definitions. Specifically, Lazy Consensus does not
> require
>     a vote and thus no +1s are needed (https://www.apache.org/
>     foundation/glossary.html#LazyConsensus) and Lazy Majority and Lazy 2/3
>     Majority should be called Majority (https://www.apache.org/
>     foundation/glossary.html#MajorityApproval) and 2/3 Majority.
>
>     On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 7:23 AM, Justin Leet <justinjleet@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>     > Right now it's just support, not a vote.  I assume, based on our past
>     > practices, that there will be a separate [VOTE] thread.
>     >
>     > Justin
>     >
>     > On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:06 AM, Otto Fowler <
> ottobackwards@gmail.com>
>     > wrote:
>     >
>     > > +1 but is this explicitly an official vote?
>     > >
>     > >
>     > > On March 21, 2017 at 13:51:16, Justin Leet (justinjleet@gmail.com)
>     > wrote:
>     > >
>     > > +1 for Matt
>     > >
>     > > On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 12:21 PM, Zeolla@GMail.com <
> zeolla@gmail.com>
>     > > wrote:
>     > >
>     > > > +1 for mattf
>     > > >
>     > > > On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 11:04 AM Ryan Merriman <
> merrimanr@gmail.com>
>     > > > wrote:
>     > > >
>     > > > > +1 for Matt
>     > > > >
>     > > > > On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 9:44 AM, Matt Foley <mattf@apache.org>
>     > wrote:
>     > > > >
>     > > > > > Casey, you’ve been a great release manager. I know how
much
> detail
>     > > > > effort
>     > > > > > goes into this role.
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > I am willing to serve as RM for the next while, if the
> community
>     > > would
>     > > > > > like. I was the RM for Hadoop for about a year, and in fact
> was RM
>     > > for
>     > > > > its
>     > > > > > 1.0 release. Granted that was a while ago, but overall
> process
>     > > doesn’t
>     > > > > seem
>     > > > > > to have changed much :-)
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > Cheers,
>     > > > > > --Matt
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > On 3/21/17, 7:32 AM, "Casey Stella" <cestella@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > Right, Billie is exactly right. Working with the community
to
>     > > > > > constructing
>     > > > > > releases that conform to apache standards and policies is
> the main
>     > > > > > duty.
>     > > > > > This will (hopefully) be our first set of releases outside
> of the
>     > > > > > incubator, so if I'm allowed to be biased, I'm hoping that
> someone
>     > > > > with
>     > > > > > previous release management experience in other projects
will
>     > > > > > volunteer.
>     > > > > > We're leaving the nest a bit and having an experienced hand
> at the
>     > > > > > tiller
>     > > > > > would be advantageous.
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 10:21 AM, Billie Rinaldi <
>     > > > billie@apache.org>
>     > > > > > wrote:
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > > > See http://www.apache.org/dev/release-publishing#release_
> manager
>     > > > > and
>     > > > > > > http://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html for
> information
>     > > > on
>     > > > > > the
>     > > > > > > tasks that a release manager performs.
>     > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 7:10 AM, Khurram Ahmed <
>     > > > > > khurramahmed@gmail.com>
>     > > > > > > wrote:
>     > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > > Casey it would be helpful if you could outline
the
>     > > > > > responsibilities of a
>     > > > > > > > release manager for the Metron project.
>     > > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > > On Mar 21, 2017 6:57 PM, "Casey Stella" <
> cestella@gmail.com>
>     > > > > > wrote:
>     > > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > > > I've been extremely honored to spend the
last few
> months as
>     > > > the
>     > > > > > Metron
>     > > > > > > > > Release Manager. That being said, my watch
is ended
> and it's
>     > > > > > time for
>     > > > > > > > > another release manager to step into my place.
>     > > > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > > > Who would like to volunteer to be release
manager for
> the
>     > > > next
>     > > > > > release
>     > > > > > > of
>     > > > > > > > > Metron?
>     > > > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > > > Best,
>     > > > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > > > Casey
>     > > > > > > > >
>     > > > > > > >
>     > > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > > >
>     > > > >
>     > > > --
>     > > >
>     > > > Jon
>     > > >
>     > >
>     > >
>     >
>
>
>
>
>

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