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From Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Veto! Veto?
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:14:08 GMT
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...Consensus in a procedural issue (through voting) is unanimity. Everybody
> agrees....

That's not how I understand our consensus, as in the footnote of [1]
my vision of consensus at the ASF is "widespread agreement among
people who have decision power".

Unanimity is ideal of course, but in our loosely-coupled and
opinionated communities requiring unanimity can block progress.

-Bertrand

[1] https://community.apache.org/apache-way/apache-project-maturity-model.html

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