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maint policy: Note that some changes don't need voting on
authorSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:43:43 +0000 (13:43 +0000)
committerSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:16:01 +0000 (08:16 +0000)
Again, this is just a statement of the reality that I have experienced in
the course of releasing 5.20.1 and 5.20.2.

pod/perlpolicy.pod

index d88290d..0bf828c 100644 (file)
@@ -368,6 +368,12 @@ votes is gathered in a transparent manner.  Specifically, proposals of
 which changes to cherry-pick must be visible to everyone on perl5-porters
 so that the views of everyone interested may be heard.
 
+It is not necessary for voting to be held on cherry-picking perldelta
+entries associated with changes that have already been cherry-picked, nor
+for the maint-pumpking to obtain votes on changes required by the
+F<Porting/release_managers_guide.pod> where such changes can be applied by
+the means of cherry-picking from blead.
+
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