axis-java-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: The use of a -1
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2007 18:29:00 GMT
i totally agree!!!!!!

-- dims

On 6/4/07, David Illsley <davidillsley@gmail.com> wrote:
> So, forgive me if I'm way off or out of place, and please correct me
> if I'm wrong, but in speaking to some Apache Members earlier this
> year, I was told that -1's should be rare events which indicate that,
> as a result of discussion, concensus/compromise is impossible, hence
> it's status as a Veto*.
>
> It's pretty common on this list (I'm not pointing a finger at anyone
> in particular) that the first contribution someone makes to a thread
> contains a -1. I don't think that's healthy because it tends to stop
> discussion in its tracks when further discussion might (might!) result
> in a good compromise.
>
> I know (from experience) that when there's a +1 on the table and you
> don't agree it's easy jump in with a -1 to try and stop it, but my
> experience recently (where I've been trying to not do that) is that
> further discussion without an explicit -1 normally works just as well.
>
> Perhaps we can and should get a little less trigger happy with the -1?
> Cheers,
> David
>
> * Note it's only actually a veto if accompanied by a *technical*
> justification [1]
> [1] http://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html#Veto
> --
> David Illsley - IBM Web Services Development
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: axis-dev-unsubscribe@ws.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: axis-dev-help@ws.apache.org
>
>


-- 
Davanum Srinivas :: http://davanum.wordpress.com

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: axis-dev-unsubscribe@ws.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: axis-dev-help@ws.apache.org


Mime
View raw message