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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Vetoes for New Committers??
Date Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:05:47 GMT
I hear it as the voice of (occasionally bitter) experience.

It could easily be my own voice as well. I have found in my own limited
experience that communities who pay attention to minority voices to be far
better at producing real consensus. I have also found that people with a
majority-rules opinion often change their opinion to minority-must-be-heard
when they are no longer in the majority. That matches what Joe said pretty
closely.

His phrasing might not be what I would use, but his experience seems to
match mine quite closely.

I also really don't see how a valid statement of long experience is FUD. I
certainly see a healthy dose of FUD in my day job from competitors and
Joe's statement is pretty different.


On Mon, Apr 3, 2017 at 10:36 PM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com>
wrote:

> That borders on FUD.
>
> Op di 4 apr. 2017 om 05:03 schreef Joseph Schaefer
> <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com.invalid>
>
> > Trust me niclas, you would be singing a very different tune if you
> > believed something like that were happening in a project you were working
> > on and you were a member of the minority powerless to put a halt to it.
>
>

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