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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Consensus process
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 20:19:18 GMT
I wrote a draft:

https://docs.google.com/document/edit?id=15ru0kwhqAbT8QAVC5Bs0KMeT06ZP5RNnIIbEbeDVQjo&hl=en

Care to read before I put it on the blog?

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> wrote:
> 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?
>
> http://blogs.apache.org/comdev/
>
> 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).
>
> Ross
>
>>
>> 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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