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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Consensus process
Date Mon, 16 Aug 2010 22:03:11 GMT
I have a goofy blog at blogger. Is there some mechanism for having an ASF
blog?

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> 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
> http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/resources/meritocraticGovernanceModel.xml - 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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