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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Consensus process
Date Mon, 16 Aug 2010 22:07:16 GMT
On 16/08/2010 23:03, Benson Margulies wrote:
> I have a goofy blog at blogger. Is there some mechanism for having an ASF
> blog?

If you post your content here we'll get it up there for you (we've not 
really worked out access rights to the blog yet so I'll not assume my 
own preference is universal at this point).


> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Ross Gardler<>  wrote:
>> On 16/08/2010 22:37, Benson Margulies wrote:
>>> Recent discussions on various lists have led me to think about 'Consensus
>>> Process' as an area of possible effort for comdev. People are not born
>>> knowing how to operate a consensus process, and some discussions suggest
>>> to
>>> me that the communities might benefit from something written down as a aid
>>> memoire or training device.
>> +1
>>   I'm sure that I could find some references on this subject, but I'm more
>>> inclined to type up a somewhat personal introduction to consensus process
>>> and see if anyone thinks that it's worth further work and eventual
>>> publication.
>> Starting with a personal blog post on the topic would be great.
>> You may want to look at the content at
>> - in
>> particular section 2.4
>> This document discusses the mechanics of consensus and decision making in a
>> meritocratic project. However, it does not discuss the social aspects.
>> It's always been my intention to bring that content here, but I've not
>> found the time yet. It's currently CC-BY-SA, but I'm happy to make it
>> available under an Apache Licence if it would compliment your work in any
>> way.
>> Ross

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